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Trends in gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua) breeding population size at Macquarie Island

Pascoe, Penelope; McInnes, J.; Lashko, Anna; Robinson, Sue; Achurch, Helen; Salton, Marcus; Alderman, Rachael; Carmichael, Noel

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Gentoo penguins (Pygoscelis papua) have a widespread breeding distribution across the sub-Antarctic and Antarctic. Population trends vary across their range, with increases recorded in the Antarctic and Atlantic sectors of the Southern Ocean, while other sub-Antarctic populations are decreasing. Macquarie Island is the only breeding site for gentoo penguins in the Pacifc sector of the Southern Ocean and one of just two breeding sites within Australian territories. Eight island-wide...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/222410
Source: Polar Biology
DOI: 10.1007/s00300-020-02697-0

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