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Little Penguin
Eudyptula minor (J. R. Forster, 1781)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Sphenisciformes - penguins »  family Spheniscidae - penguins »  genus Eudyptula

Other names

= Fairy Penguin
= White-flippered Penguin

Least Concern LC

Images

Eudyptula minor novaehollandiae - Western Little Penguin

Eudyptula minor novaehollandiae - Western Little Penguin

Author: Petr Baum

Eudyptula minor novaehollandiae - Western Little Penguin

Eudyptula minor novaehollandiae - Western Little Penguin

Author: Petr Baum

Eudyptula minor novaehollandiae - Western Little Penguin

Eudyptula minor novaehollandiae - Western Little Penguin

Author: neznámý

Eudyptula minor - Little Penguin

Author: Klaus Rudloff

nest

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Included taxa

Number of records: 7

subspecies Eudyptula minor albosignata Finsch, 1874

Eudyptula minor albosignata

subspecies Eudyptula minor chathamensis Kinsky & Falla, 1976
subspecies Eudyptula minor iredalei Mathews, 1911
subspecies Eudyptula minor minor (J. R. Forster, 1781)

Eudyptula minor minor

subspecies Eudyptula minor novaehollandiae (Stephens, 1826) - Western Little Penguin

Eudyptula minor novaehollandiae

subspecies Eudyptula minor undina (Gould, 1844)
subspecies Eudyptula minor variabilis Kinsky & Falla, 1976

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22697805]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Eudyptula minor (Forster, 1781)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [45ef3391-ed76-41ff-8a73-9d02f7b6e17c]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Eudyptula minor (J.R. Forster, 1781)]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Eudyptula minor (Forster, JR, 1781)]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBa...], American Ornithologists' Union [as Eudyptula minor]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Eudyptula minor J. R. Forster, 1781]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
DE Zootier-Lexikon [2720:zwergpinguin-eudyptula-minor]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 2 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Eudyptula minor (Forster, 1781)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Eudyptula minor]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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