7 fun facts about the eastern rockhopper penguin, New Zealand’s next Bird of The Year

Meet the cute and sassy eastern rockhopper penguin and vote it Bird of the Year. Words: Mikaela Wilkes Photos: Kyle Morrison The eastern rockhopper penguin, a scrapper by nature, is fighting for survival. Severe population declines put it on the “nationally vulnerable” list. The most likely driver is food shortages caused by rising sea temperatures. … Continue reading 7 fun facts about the eastern rockhopper penguin, New Zealand’s next Bird of The Year