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I took this shot while taking part in a 'chick check' with staff from the Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust who monitor and protect the birds here at Okia Reserve, Otago Peninsula, and elsewhere in Otago and Southland. They do a great job, and these birds would long since have disappeared from the South Island without their wonderful work. Sadly, this bird's egg was probably sterile so late in the breeding season.

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