The yellow-eyed penguin or hoiho is a penguin native to New Zealand. Previously thought closely related to the little penguin, molecular research has shown it more closely related to penguins of the genus Eudyptes. Like most other penguins, it is mainly piscivorous.Scientific name: Megadyptes antipodes
Biological classification: Species
Belongs to: Megadyptes
Red: The distribution of the Yellow-eyed Penguin, Megadyptes antipodes, endemic to New Zealand. North to South: Banks Peninsula, Otago Coast, Stewart Island, Auckland Islands, Campbell Islands.