Collection Details

Royal penguin Eudyptes schlegeli observations at North Head, Macquarie Island 1952/53

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©Brett Free 2006
Catalogue id
IA11071
Photographer
Free, Brett

Collection Details

Custodian
Dr. Zdenek (Frank) Soucek
Collection Acronym
ROYALS
Description
Observations of Royal Penguins at North Head, Macquarie Island were made to 2 purposes. First, general observations of the whole rookery, with counting birds, noting times of laying, hatching, changing of guard over the nests and habits of the penguins. Second, the detailed observation of marked nests for the determination of hatching periods, size of clutches and variations in the dimensions of the eggs.
Domain
Marine
Taxa Groups
Penguins,

List 1 taxa from this collection
Collection Status
Data collection complete
Acknowledgements
Census data from field report by Z Soucek, lodged in the AAD archives.
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Resource Code: - royals_macca_1952
Resource Name: - Royal penguin Eudyptes schlegeli census and observations at North Head, Macquarie Island 1952/53
Keywords: - census, adult and chick counts
Basis of Record: - Observation

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Linked to the following Bioregions

Subantarctic Island - Macquarie Island

Data Details

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Spatial Coverage
54° 29' 13.2" S to 54° 29' 13.2" S | -54.4870° to -54.4870°
158° 56' 31.2" E to 158° 56' 31.2" E | 158.9420° to 158.9420°
Date Range of Collection
1-Oct-1952 to 13-Mar-1953
Metadata
royals_macca_1952 - Royal penguin Eudyptes schlegeli observations at North Head, Macquarie Island 1952/53