Closely related to E. sclateri and E. pachyrhynchus; has been considered race of latter, but differs by its longer bill (effect size 3.28, score 2) but shorter tarsus-to-toe (effect size –1.47, score 1)#R; bare pink skin at base of bill (2); no white cheek stripes (2); and foraging environment (pelagic vs continental shelf) (1); shape and length of crests may also be different. Monotypic.
Snares Is, to S of South I (New Zealand).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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