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Royal penguin Eudyptes schlegeli observations at North Head, Macquarie Island 1952/53
Entry ID: royals_macca_1952

Abstract: 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.

Census data from field report by Z Soucek (now deceased), lodged in the AAD archives.
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Description: Collection details at Antarctic Biodiversity database
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.48   S: -54.78   E: 158.95   W: 158.76
Min Altitude: 0 METRES Max Altitude: 10 METRES

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Soucek, F. and Watts, D.
Dataset Title: Royal penguin Eudyptes schlegeli observations at North Head, Macquarie Island 1952/53
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2009-04-30
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/metadata/records/royals_macca_1952
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1952-10-01
Stop Date: 1953-03-13
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 100 Metre(s)
Longitude Resolution: 100 Metre(s)
Vertical Resolution: 10 Metre(s)
Temporal Resolution: 1 Day(s)
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Quality The values provided in temporal and spatial coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL and are also available at GBIF, OBIS and SCAR-MarBIN.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the CCBY Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=royals_m... when using these data.
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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
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City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 538 kb
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-05-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-11

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