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Second International Conference on Penguins.

Category: Issue 5
Author(s): Peter Dann and Ros Jessop
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Following the success of the First International Penguin Conference in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1988, the Second International Penguin Conference was held in Cowes on Phillip Island in Victoria from the 24th to 28th August, 1992. Just over 100 delegates from Australia and overseas attended the conference which was hosted by the Phillip Island Penguin […]

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The diet of Gentoo Penguins Pygoscelis papua in early winter at Heard Island.

Category: Issue 5
Author(s): Green and Wong
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In Gentoo Penguin faecal samples taken from both sides of the Heard Island Spit, the most common prey was Parathemisto gaudichaudii followed by fish. There were significant differences in the diet between the north and south sides of the Spit, only three kilometres apart. The main difference was the presence of Euphausia vallentini in 46.7 […]

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