Occurrence record:

HumanObservation of Eudyptula minor | little penguin recorded on 1981-11-08

Dataset

Data partner NatureMap
Data resource Western Australian Seabirds
Basis of record Human observation
Record number 2229
Behavior Number Breeding: 7
Individual count 69
License other
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 1981-11-08
Supplied as year:1981  month:11  day:08 
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 MacKenzie
Latitude -34.1973
Longitude 122.1059
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Island MacKenzie
Island group Recherche Archipelago
Location remarks Coast strip: Israelite Bay - Butty Head
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location ID 309
Biome Terrestrial

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    Habitat incorrect for species Failed
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    Coordinates converted to WGS84 Warning
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    Basis of record not supplied Passed
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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 7 Regions Esperance Plains
    IBRA 7 Subregions Recherche
    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
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    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

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5835
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.2735
    Endemism 0.004376163
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0058025694
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 0.061728396 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.2823744 index
    Species Richness 0.074074075 frequency
    Climate
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.0
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 38259.105 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 8.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 2.685797 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.45 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.47 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.43 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.5184 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.7 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.062000003 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.97999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 36.04 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.78 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 18.02 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.59 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.19999999 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0025 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0036 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 16.199999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 19.67 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 18.109867 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.059036586 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.3510463 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 27.583334 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.43711382 degrees