Factbites
 Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: Eudyptula


Related Topics

In the News (Sun 16 Jun 19)

  
  Eudyptula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eudyptula minor is commonly known as the Little Penguin, Little Blue Penguin, or Fairy Penguin.
In the language of the Māori people of New Zealand, Little Blue Penguins are known as korora.
Some scientists consider a white-flippered version of the Little Blue Penguin to be a separate species, but some would consider it a sub-species; others think the characteristic falls within the bounds of normal local variation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eudyptula   (132 words)

  
 APUS.RU | Пингвин малый, пингвин-эльф
Малый пингвин, пингвин-эльф - Eudyptula minor или его еще называют Малый голубой пингвин, самый маленький из всех пингвинов.
Питается Eudyptula minor мелкой рыбой (10-35 мм), головоногими, включая осьминогов, реже – ракообразными.
В виде Eudyptula minor выделяется 5-6 подвидов, отличающихся друг от друга цветовыми вариантами.
www.apus.ru /site.xp/049053057124053057055051124.html   (224 words)

  
 Digimorph - Eudyptula minor (Little Penguin)
The little penguin (Eudyptula minor), also known as the blue penguin or fairy penguin, inhabits the coasts and offshore islands of New Zealand and southern Australia.
Eudyptula minor has been divided into six subspecies, one of which is shown here.
This subspecies, the white-flippered penguin (Eudyptula minor albosignata), is restricted to the Banks Peninsula and Motunau Island of New Zealand (on the East coast of the South Island).
www.digimorph.org /specimens/Eudyptula_minor   (866 words)

  
 Eudyptula minor, Little Blue Penguin at MarineBio.org
The Little Blue penguin, Eudyptula minor (Forster, 1781), aka Little, Blue or Fairy penguin, was first described by Johann Reinhold Forster in the late 18th century during his voyages with Captain Cook on the HMS Resolution.
Little Blue penguins, Eudyptula minor, feed on small fishes, including Australian anchovies, crustaceans, and squid diving to average depths of 10-20 m for an average of 24 seconds, although dives as deep as 60 m have been recorded.
Little Blue penguin, Eudyptula minor, populations are thought to have declined due to predation by land animals, particularly in areas where domestic animals are common.
marinebio.org /species.asp?id=652   (730 words)

  
 Eudyptula minor - Wikipedia
Il Pinguino minore blu o Pinguino minore (Eudyptula minor, J.
Baudinette, P. Gill, M. O’Driscoll "Energetics of the Little Penguin, Eudyptula minor: Temperature regulation, the calorigenic effect of food, and moulting" Austr.
Costa, P. Dann, W. Disher "Energy requirements of free ranging Little Penguins, Eudyptula minor" Comp.
it.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eudyptula_minor   (616 words)

  
 Pingviner - Wikipedia, den fria encyklopedin
dvärgpingviner (Eudyptula) den enda arten inom detta släkte är den minsta pingvinen.
Den lever vid kusterna av södra Australien, Tasmanien, Nya Zealand.
dvärgpingvin - (Eudyptula minor) (kallas även för blå dvärgpingvin)
sv.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pingviner   (1083 words)

  
 Birds - Little penguin 
The scientific name of the fairy penguin (or little penguin) Eudyptula minor, is most descriptive.
Not only is it the smallest of all penguins, but also the Greek word 'Eudyptula' means 'good little diver'.
This flightless seabird breeds in colonies along the southern coast of Australia, as far north as Port Stephens in the east to Fremantle in the west.
www.parks.tas.gov.au /wildlife/birds/penguin.html   (834 words)

  
 Penguins: Little (Blue) Penguins - Eudyptula minor
Dann, P. Distribution, population trends and factors influencing the population size of Little Penguins Eudyptula minor on Phillip Island, Victoria.
Hodgson, A. Some aspects of the ecology of the Fairy Penguin Eudyptula minor novaehollandiae (Forster) in southern Tasmania.
Kinsky F. and Falla R. A subspecific revision of the Australasian Blue penguin (Eudyptula minor) in the new Zealand Area.
www.penguins.cl /little-penguins.htm   (2909 words)

  
 Penguin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Penguins are only found in the Southern Hemisphere and the Little Blue (or Fairy Penguin) are found along the shores of Southern Australia and New Zealand (see map).
Their scientific name is "Eudyptula minor", Eudyptula being Greek for "good little diver, which is a great description for this smallest species of penguin.
Little penguins spend their days out at sea in groups, referred to as rafts and at dusk they return to their burrows or rock crevice colonies, in small groups.
www.home.no /australiaweb/Penguin.html   (283 words)

  
 Eudyptula   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The press, which as you know can be quite intrusive, has speculated that we are little penguins (Eudyptula minor) or fl-footed penguins (Spheniscus demersus...
The genus Eudyptula ("good little diver") contains one species of penguin.
In the language of the Maori people of New Zealand, Little Blue Penguins are known as "korora."
www.wikiverse.org /eudyptula   (119 words)

  
 Eudyptula
Its more horizontal posture gives it a different silhouette compared to the upright stance of other species.
In many respects, however, Eudyptula is an Antipodean version of Spheniscus, the genus of banded penguins.
Just as with Spheniscus, Eudyptula breeds in burrows and generally forages close inshore.
www.penguinworld.com /types/eudyptula.html   (92 words)

  
 PINGUïN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Hiertoe zijn hun vleugels zwemorganen geworden en ze vliegen als het ware in het water.
De meeste pinguïnsoorten nestelen in gaten of holen om zich zo enigermate tegen de zon te beschermen en verbeteren dit met takjes en ander nestmatriaal (Spheniscus en Eudyptula) of bouwen een nest van stenen (Pygoscelis) die ze in hun omgeving vinden en ze leggen meestal 2 (maximaal 3) eieren.
De beide ouders lossen elkaar af bij het broeden.
www.thumpershollow.com /encyclopedia/P/Pingu%EFn   (434 words)

  
 Eudyptula minor in South America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
observación de un pinguino azul Eudyptula minor en la costa de Santo
The important part of the note is that it mentions that the specimen held
Eudyptula and that it was an adult in moult, not a juvenile or chick as
www.museum.lsu.edu /~Remsen/SACCprop22.html   (400 words)

  
 Bristlebird Books - Eudyptula the Little Penguin
Eudyptula's parents take it in turn to look after her until her downy feather coat thickens enough to keep her warm.
After dark, they bring home little fish in their stomachs, which they feed straight into her throat.
When Eudyptula has a full coat of feathers, she goes to sea and knows how to swim and feed herself.
home.iprimus.com.au /pareilly/08_Penguin.htm   (90 words)

  
 List of Publications
Growth and survival of chicks in relation to nest attendance patterns of little penguins (Eudyptula minor) at Omaru and Motuara Island, New Zealand.
Prolonged foraging trips and egg desertion in little penguins (Eudyptula minor).
Sexing Blue Penguins (Eudyptula minor) from Cook Strait using discriminant analysis.
www.ucs.mun.ca /~h95mr/publications.htm   (302 words)

  
 Phillip Island Nature Park - 2004
Determining the sex of little penguins (Eudyptula minor) in northern Bass Strait using morphometric measurements.
Breeding plasticity in the smallest penguin Eudyptula minor: Environmental constrains or adaptive response to variation in food supply.
Survival of Little Penguin Eudyptula minor chicks from fledging to breeding age in relation to hatching date and peak mass.
www.penguins.org.au /content.asp?pg=182   (526 words)

  
 Viral infections of little blue penguins (Eudyptula minor) along the southern coast of Australia -- Morgan et al. 21 ...
Viral infections of little blue penguins (Eudyptula minor) along the southern coast of Australia -- Morgan et al.
Viral infections of little blue penguins (Eudyptula minor) along the southern coast of Australia
Serum antibodies to strains of avian paramyxovirus and flavivirus were detected in little blue penguins sampled at Port Campbell and Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia.
www.jwildlifedis.org /cgi/content/abstract/21/3/193   (269 words)

  
 Penguin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 pl2.cs.utk.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The numbers of penguin species listed in the literature vary between 16 and 19 species.
Some sources consider the White-Flippered Penguin a separate Eudyptula species, although today it is generally considered a subspecies of the Little Penguin (e.g.
Little Penguin (Blue or Fairy Penguin), Eudyptula minor
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Penguin   (1870 words)

  
 Größe und Gewicht - Pinguine -- Der Zwergpinguin (Eudyptula minor) erreich...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Größe und Gewicht - Pinguine -- Der Zwergpinguin (Eudyptula minor) erreich...
Der Zwergpinguin (Eudyptula minor) erreicht lediglich eine Größe von 30 cm und ein Gewicht von einem bis eineinhalb Kilogramm, dagegen gehört der Kaiserpinguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) mit einer Länge von bis 1,10 Metern und einem Gewicht von bis zu 40 kg zu den größten Neukiefervögeln überhaupt.
Die meisten Arten sind nur um weniges leichter als das von ihnen verdrängte Wasser, so dass ihnen das Tauchen vergleichsweise leicht fällt.
sphenisciformes.exsudo.de /Gr%C3%B6%C3%9Fe%20und%20Gewicht.htm   (119 words)

  
 Eudyptula Sphenisciformes Aves Chordata Animalia Flora and Fauna Biology Science
Eudyptula Sphenisciformes Aves Chordata Animalia Flora and Fauna Biology Science
Top: Science: Biology: Flora_and_Fauna: Animalia: Chordata: Aves: Sphenisciformes: Eudyptula:
The park is the home of the Penguin Parade, the nightly return of Little Penguins (Eudyptula Minor) from their daily fishing expeditions.
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Science/Biology/Flora_and_Fauna/Animalia/Chordata/Aves/Sphenisciformes/Eudyptula   (153 words)

  
 English name of Eudyptula minor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Australia/RAOU) uses the name Little Penguin for Eudyptula minor.
Penguins are every bit as blue as Eudyptula, at least on the back.
I have not done an exhaustive literature search, but "Little Penguin" also was used by Harrison (1983 Seabirds) and Alexander (1954: anyone remember that one?), so it seems to have a long and widespread history of use.
www.museum.lsu.edu /~Remsen/SACCprop23.html   (361 words)

  
 CSIRO PUBLISHING - Emu
The diet of Little Penguins (Eudyptula minor) at Phillip Island, Victoria, in the absence of a major prey – Pilchard (Sardinops sagax)
The diet of Little Penguins (Eudyptula minor) was investigated in December 1995 and during the 1996–97 breeding period at Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia.
These findings contrast with those recorded in the 1980s when the absences of Pilchard and Anchovy had a negative impact on the penguins'; breeding performance.
www.publish.csiro.au /nid/96/paper/MU02020.htm   (164 words)

  
 Applied Ecology Research Group
Fortescue, M.E. Biology of the Little Penguin Eudyptula minor on Bowen Island and at other Australian colonies: a case for scientific reference reserves.
Fortescue, M.E. Temporal and spatial variation in breeding success of the Little Penguin Eudyptula minor on the east coast of Australia.
Fortescue M. The marine and terrestrial ecology of a northern population of the Little Penguin, Eudyptula minor, from Bowen Island, Jervis Bay.
aerg.canberra.edu.au /cgi-bin/biblio_short.cgi?target=fortescue   (359 words)

  
 Auk, The: PHYLOGENY OF EXTANT PENGUINS BASED ON INTEGUMENTARY AND BREEDING CHARACTERS
The ingroup topology was ((Eudyptula + Spheniscus) (Aptenodytes (Pygoscelis (Megadyptes + Eudyptes)))).
Two suprageneric groups, (Eudyptula + Spheniscus) and (Megadyptes + Eudyples), were well supported.
Additional analyses under equal weights resulted in a consensus topology that differed only in the internal resolution of Spheniscus.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3793/is_200404/ai_n9396890   (417 words)

  
 Eudyptes.Net - About us
Mattern T, Davis LS, Culik BM and Houston DM (in review), Foraging ranges and breeding success in Little Penguins (Eudyptula minor): a comparison of two breeding populations in New Zealand.
Perrimen L, Houston DM, Steen H and Johannesen E (2000), Climate fluctuation effects on breeding blue penguins (Eudyptula minor).
Numata M, Davis LS and Renner M (2000), Prolonged foraging trips and egg desertion in little penguins (Eudyptula minor).
www.eudyptes.net /english/about.html   (544 words)

  
 Corella Volume 16
D‚amore, W.A. Rehabilitation of Little Penguins Eudyptula minor on Phillip Island.
Miller, G.D. Murder by penguin: Adelie Penguins Pygoscelis adeliae destroy eggs and kill chicks of the South Polar Skua Catharacta maccormicki.
Spielman, D.S. Preliminary results of serum biochemistry analyses on the sera of Little penguins Eudyptula minor from the New South Wales coast.
www.absa.asn.au /Abstracts/abstracts16.html   (3333 words)

  
 Pinguine: Vögel
Little (Blue or Fairy) Penguin (Eudyptula minor) - Text and Images.
Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor) - Images and Sounds.
Weißflügelpinguin (Eudyptula minor albosignata) - Text und Abbildung.
www.infochembio.ethz.ch /links/zool_voegel_pinguine.html   (700 words)

  
 There are 17 species of penguins all of which live in the Southern Hemisphere
The Eudyptulas are the smallest of all the penguins being only about 40cm, and weighing
Some people do not consider Eudyptula Albosignata to be a species distinct from
Most people imagine that penguins are limited to the Antarctic ice shelves but only two species live and breed on the Antarctic continent itself.
users.iafrica.com /b/bo/boulders/penguin_species.htm   (266 words)

  
 New Zealand Journal of Zoology 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Climate fluctuation effects on breeding of blue penguins (Eudyptula minor)
Blue penguin (Eudyptula minor) nest distribution and breeding success on Otago Peninsula, 1992 to 1998
A. Cause of death in blue penguins (Eudyptula m.
www.rsnz.govt.nz /publish/nzjz/2000   (711 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

Factbites
  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.