Occurrence record:

HumanObservation of Eudyptula minor | little penguin recorded on 1981-09-24

Dataset

Data partner NatureMap
Data resource Western Australian Seabirds
Basis of record Human observation
Record number 309
Behavior Number Breeding:
Individual count 76
License other
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 1981-09-24
Supplied as year:1981  month:09  day:24 
Date precision Day
Event remarks Present: all months; Breeding: August - December

Taxonomy

Scientific name Eudyptula minor
Taxon rank species
Common name little penguin
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Sphenisciformes
Family Spheniscidae
Genus Eudyptula
Species Eudyptula minor
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Forster)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Locality Esperance (S)
Locality Observatory
Latitude -33.9231
Longitude 121.7947
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Island Observatory
Island group Recherche Archipelago
Location remarks Coast strip: Israelite Bay - Butty Head
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location ID 361
Biome Terrestrial

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Recherche Archipelago
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Recherche Archipelago
    Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD) 2010 Recherche Archipelago
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Recherche Archipelago IBA
    NRM Regions South Coast
    NRM Regions 2014 South Coast
    NRM Regions 2015 South Coast
    Biodiversity
    IBRA 6 Regions Esperance Plains
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Recherche
    IBRA 7 Regions Esperance Plains
    IBRA 7 Subregions Recherche
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Esperance Mallee
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia "Mediterranean" climate, but with drier cooler winters and less growth than Classic "Mediterranean" climate
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 SALT LAKE
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Islands
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Leeuwin
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries O'Connor
    LGA Boundaries (deprecated) Esperance
    Local Government Areas Esperance (S)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) O'CONNOR
    Statistical Local Areas Esperance (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Surface Geology of Australia Mgne
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Yilgarn Plateau Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Albany Esperance Sandplain
    Vegetation
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.1886
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.1647
    Endemism 0.028429486
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.020824825
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Occurrence Density 5.5555553 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 5.580247 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.4989608
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.283956
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.08126935
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 142.47083 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 232.84 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 68.25 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.33 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 48.915 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 17.85 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.99757814
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.2800753 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.8195483 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.26299953
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.002410004
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -2.76018
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 89.9 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -93.55583 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -210.76 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 19.379997 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 26.84 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 17.218334 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 7.74 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 22.7025 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 12.475833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 18.450012 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 8.54 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 17.85 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.0599976 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.130005 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 10.830017 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 10.226672 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.7399902 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.1799927 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 9.209991 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 26.99 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 16.73 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.5380757
    Aridity index - month max 1.371554
    Aridity index - month min 0.07310149
    Evaporation - annual mean 148.3068 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 253.67921 mm
    Evaporation - month min 64.2832 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.31 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 80.04636 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 75.11949 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.183716 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 77.84967 %
    Humidity - month min relative 73.163246 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 73.163246 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 635.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index -0.1858828
    Precipitation - annual mean 53.3179 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -1.6183712
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 0.38058314
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 273.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 18.544329 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 69.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.99866354
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.9894236 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.60612935 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 55.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.22333063
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -2.6394796E-4
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.0013295072
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season -0.360056
    Precipitation - summer or winter season -3.4216547
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 77.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 99.197525 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 25.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 280.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -94.988884 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -235.13489 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 26.392502 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 9.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 25.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 27.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 7.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 26.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 17.130577 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 7.7544327 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 40.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 8.7 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 21.124166 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 16.6 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 10.900833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 18.621368 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 7.13 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 7.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 16.36 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 19.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.55 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 47.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 1.9700012 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 1.9599915 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 10.890015 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 3.8490417 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 10.223332 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min -0.274 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -2.9099731 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -2.330017 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 9.199982 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 25.54 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 40.38571 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.05
    Temperature - warmest month min 15.03 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 26.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 20.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 13.0 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.24526016 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.38298547 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 0.58038294 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 0.58038294 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.059249163 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.24039567 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 354.53165 km/day
    Wind run - month max 381.8 km/day
    Wind run - month min 315.38754 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.4166665 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.5416665 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 7.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 6.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 7.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.3 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 5.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 5.0 m/s
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.120830454 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.21000001 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.120830454 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 6418.263 m
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 17.950113 Degrees C
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.47223514
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.08126935
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 80.518 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 36.819733 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.1632441 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.24822417 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 42.501163
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 7.3142414
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -290.6409 Gal
    Bulk density 1.181371 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 53.39117 kgC/ha
    Clay % 4.294355 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.49648046
    Crop factor - month max 0.9
    Crop factor - month min 0.07310149
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 31.25 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 150.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 5.0
    Lithology - age range 200.0 my
    Lithology - fertility 4.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 1100.0 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 3.0413928 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 2.30103 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 176.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.48
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.94
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.98
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.95
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.06
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.1
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 74.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.11
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 4450.858 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 54.35082 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 35.47238 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.298387
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 6.527549 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 651.60535 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 10.00152 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.0 m
    Soil pedality 1.298387
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 0.0
    Topographic wetness index 1.720311
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water deficit - month max 80.378654 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 37.618572 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 13920.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 45.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -1.0859026 MPa
    Water potential - month max -0.12758455 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 44.683243
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 6.5791335
    Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.1473 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 138.08333 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 35.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 5.751353 degrees
    Topographic relief 48.65287 m
    Topographic roughness 53.45765 %
    Topographic slope (%) 7.587872 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Vegetation
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 10.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground