There are currently issues with DOI resolution for downloads. Visit https://doi.ala.org.au/myDownloads if you are having difficulty with DOI links from our emails.

Occurrence record:

HumanObservation of Eudyptula minor | little penguin

Dataset

Data partner NatureMap
Data resource Western Australian Seabirds
Basis of record Human observation
Record number 402
Behavior Number Breeding:
Individual count 72
License other
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Date precision Not Supplied
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 Sandy Hook
Latitude -34.0331
Longitude 121.9964
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Island Sandy Hook
Island group Recherche Archipelago
Location remarks Coast strip: Israelite Bay - Butty Head
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location ID 432
Biome Terrestrial

User flagged issues 

User Assertion Status:

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Invalid collection date Failed
    Habitat incorrect for species Failed
    Incomplete collection date Warning
    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Coordinates converted to WGS84 Warning
    Country inferred from coordinates Warning
    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Name not supplied Passed
    Kingdom not recognised Passed
    Name not recognised Passed
    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied Passed
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Passed
    Unrecognized geodetic datum Passed
    Decimal latitude/longitude conversion failed Passed
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
    Zero latitude Passed
    Zero longitude Passed
    Location not supplied Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
    Show/Hide 14 missing properties
    Show/Hide 45 tests that have not been run

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Recherche Archipelago
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Recherche Archipelago
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Recherche Archipelago
    Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD) 2010 Recherche Archipelago
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow less than 3 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow less than 3 months
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Recherche Archipelago IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions South Coast
    NRM Regions 2014 South Coast
    NRM Regions 2015 South Coast
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble left intact
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble left intact
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cultivation
    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
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation types - native unknown/no data
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.2612
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.04077294
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.018055262
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 5.382716 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) -0.0 index
    Species Richness 3.0123458 frequency
    Climate
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.0
    Aridity index - month max 0.0
    Aridity index - month min 0.0
    Evaporation - annual mean 0.0 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 0.0 mm
    Evaporation - month min 0.0 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.0 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.0 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.0 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 0.0 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 0.0 %
    Humidity - month max relative 0.0 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 0.0 %
    Humidity - month min relative 0.0 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 0.0 %
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.0
    Precipitation - annual mean 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.0
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 0.0
    Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.0
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.0 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months 0.0 mm/day
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.0
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season 0.0
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.0
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 0.0
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.0
    Precipitation - wettest month 0.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 0.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 0.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 0.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 0.0 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 0.0 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max 0.0 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min 0.0 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest month min 0.0 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.0 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.0 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 0.0 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 0.0 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.0 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.0 KPa
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 18468.941 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.089624 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.45999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.6 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.49 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.8320999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.3 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.012 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.35 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 36.07 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.809998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 17.85 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.61 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.94 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0011 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 15.96 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 19.56 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 17.969837 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.059126068 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.366922 mg/m^3
    Substrate
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 0.0 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 0.0 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.0
    Crop factor - month max 0.0
    Crop factor - month min 0.0
    Water deficit - month max 0.0 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 0.0 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean 0.0 MPa
    Water potential - month max 0.0 MPa
    Water potential - month min 0.0 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 0.0
    Water stress index - month max 0.0
    Water stress index - month min 0.0
    Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 73.333336 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 34.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.8254168 degrees
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3343 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 26.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.6 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7968 NDVI