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Penguins : natural history and conservation

Author: Pablo Garcia Borboroglu; P Dee Boersma
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A state-of-the-art guide to status, distribution, abundance, and population trends of 18 penguin species. Highlights emerging conservation issues and opportunities to increase understanding of common threats to penguins"--
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Penguins
(OCoLC)971626454
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pablo Garcia Borboroglu; P Dee Boersma
ISBN: 9780295992846 0295992840
OCLC Number: 817563116
Description: 328 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: I. Large penguins genus aptenodytes --
King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) --
Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) --
II. Brush-tailed penguins genus pygoscelis --
Adélie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) --
Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica) --
Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) --
III. Yellow-eyed penguin genus megadyptes --
Yellow-Eyed Penguin (Megadyptes antipodes) --
IV. Crested penguins genus eudyptes --
Southern Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome) --
Northern Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes moseleyi) --
Erect-Crested Penguin (Eudyptes sclateri) --
Fiordland Penguin (Eudyptes pachyrhynchus) --
Snares Penguin (Eudyptes robustus) --
Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus) and Royal Penguin (Eudyptes schlegeli) --
Banded penguins genus spheniscus --
African Penguin (Spheniscus demersus) --
Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) --
Humboldt Penguin (Spheniscus humboldti) --
Galápagos Penguin (Spheniscus mendiculus) --
Little (or blue) penguin genus Eudyptula --
Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor). LARGE PENGUINS GENUS APTENODYTES. King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) --
Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri). BRUSH-TAILED PENGUINS GENUS PYGOSCELIS. Adélie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) --
Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica) --
Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua). YELLOW-EYED PENGUIN GENUS MEGADYPTES. Yellow-Eyed Penguin (Megadyptes antipodes). CRESTED PENGUINS GENUS EUDYPTES. Southern Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome) --
Northern Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes moseleyi) --
Erect-Crested Penguin (Eudyptes sclateri) --
Fiordland Penguin (Eudyptes pachyrhynchus) --
Snares Penguin (Eudyptes robustus) --
Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus) and Royal Penguin (Eudyptes schlegeli). BANDED PENGUINS GENUS SPHENISCUS. African Penguin (Spheniscus demersus) --
Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) --
Humboldt Penguin (Spheniscus humboldti) --
Galápagos Penguin (Spheniscus mendiculus). LITTLE (OR BLUE) PENGUIN GENUS EUDYPTULA. Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor).
Responsibility: edited by Pablo Garcia Borboroglu, P. Dee Boersma.
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