Have you ever seen this bird before? No? That's not surprising; there are only about 4000 in the world.
The Yellow-eyed penguin. It lives in and around New Zealand, where it lays its eggs in forest or shrub.
And no huge penguin colonies for these guys...they nest out of sight of other penguins!
1st IK: Yellow band from the eyes and around the back of the head
2nd IK: Yellow face & top of head
3rd IK: Yellow eyes
Below are normal and leucistic Yellow-eyed penguins:
*Identification Key, or IKs, are characteristics used to identify an animal. (More about identification keys here.)