Royal penguin Eudyptes schlegeli census and observations at North Head, Macquarie Island 1952/53
Australian Antarctic Data Centre

Dataset credit

iOBIS and Australian Antarctic Data Centre

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Ben Raymond

Citation

Raymond, B. 2011. Royal penguin Eudyptes schlegeli census and observations at North Head, Macquarie Island 1952/53. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103150723) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from iOBIS (http:www.iobis.org).

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.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Original data obtained from http://data.aad.gov.au/digir/DiGIR.php and registered into iOBIS on 2009-05-12. This dataset on OBIS-SEAMAP is a subset of marine mammal, seabird and/or sea turtle records from the dataset on iOBIS (Total number of records: 156) harvested into OBIS-SEAMAP on 2011-10-11

References

. . Census data from field report by Z Soucek, lodged in the AAD archives. Contact Dave Watts for details on citation details.
Data on iOBIS. 2009. http://iobis.org/mapper/?resource_id=723. obtained on 2011-10-11.
Original data source. . http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/display_collection.cfm?collection_id=132. obtained on 2009-05-12.

Attributes

Overview

Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
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The attributes of this dataset are compatible with the OBIS Schema, then reformatted to the OBIS-SEAMAP schema. If you would like to get the data in the OBIS Schema, please visit iOBIS Portal.

Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
OBIS-SEAMAP ID103150723
Seabirds156
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total156
Date, Begin1952-10-01
Date, End1953-03-13
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-54.49 - -54.49
Longitude158.94 - 158.94
Coord. prec.3 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Contr. throughiOBIS
Registered2011-08-11
Updated2011-10-12
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
Also availalbe from None
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