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Little Penguin
The little penguin (''Eudyptula minor'') is the smallest species In biology, a species is the basic unit of biological classification, classification and a taxonomic rank of an organism, as well as a unit of biodiversity. A species is often defined as the largest group of organisms in which any two individu ... of penguin Penguins (order (biology), order Sphenisciformes , family (biology), family Spheniscidae ) are a group of Water bird, aquatic flightless bird, flightless birds. They live almost exclusively in the southern hemisphere: only one species, the Gal .... It grows to an average of in height and in length, though specific measurements vary by subspecies. It is found on the coastlines of southern Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous List of islands of Australia, sma ... ...
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Bruny Island, Tasmania
Bruny Island ( Nuenonne: Lunawanna-alonnah ) is a island An island (or isle) is an isolated piece of habitat that is surrounded by a dramatically different habitat, such as water. Very small islands such as emergent land features on atoll An atoll (), sometimes known as a coral atoll, i ... located off the south-eastern coast of Tasmania Tasmania (), abbreviated as TAS, is an island An island (or isle) is an isolated piece of habitat that is surrounded by a dramatically different habitat, such as water. Very small islands such as emergent land features on atol ..., Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous List of islands of Australia, sma .... The island is separated from the Tasmanian mainland by the D'Entrecasteaux Channel The D'Entrecasteaux Channel i ...
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Specific Name (zoology)
In zoological nomenclature The International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN) is a widely accepted convention Convention may refer to: * Convention (norm), a custom or tradition, a standard of presentation or conduct ** Treaty, an agreement in international law * C ..., the specific name (also specific epithet or species epithet) is the second part (the second name) within the scientific name of a species In biology, a species is the basic unit of biological classification, classification and a taxonomic rank of an organism, as well as a unit of biodiversity. A species is often defined as the largest group of organisms in which any two individu ... (a binomen In taxonomy, binomial nomenclature ("two-term naming system"), also called nomenclature ("two-name naming system") or binary nomenclature, is a formal system of naming species of living things by giving each a name composed of two parts, bot ...). The first part of the name of a species is the name of t ...
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Isla Chañaral
Isla may refer to: Business * International Securities Lending Association, ISLA, the International Securities Lending Association, a trade association People * Isla (given name) * Víctor Isla, Peruvian politician and a Congressman representing Loreto for the 2006–2011 term * Mauricio Isla, Chilean football player * Isla Fisher, actress and author Music * Isla (Portico Quartet album), ''Isla'' (Portico Quartet album), a 2009 album by Portico Quartet Geography *Isla, Queensland, a locality in the Shire of Banana, Australia * Mt. Izla, location of ancient Christian monasteries, on the border between Turkey and Syria * Isla (Cantabria), a village in the Spanish region of Cantabria *Isla, an archaic spelling of Islay, which continues to be pronounced with a long 'I' and no 'S' sound * River Isla, Perthshire, a tributary of the River Tay in Perthshire, Scotland; flows through Glen Isla and Strathmore * River Isla, Moray a tributary of the River Deveron in North-East Scotland; fl ...
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Jervis Bay Territory
The Jervis Bay Territory () is an internal territory of Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous List of islands of Australia, sma .... It was established in 1915 from part of New South Wales New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspape ..., in order to enable the landlocked Australian Capital Territory The Australian Capital Territory (ACT), known as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) until 1938, is a federal territory A federal territory is an area under the direct and usually exclusive jurisdiction of a federation's central or national ... (ACT) access to the sea. It was administer ...
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Western Australia
Western Australia (abbreviated as WA) is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina, Un ... occupying the western percent of the land area of Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous List of islands of Australia, sma ... excluding external territories. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean The Indian Ocean is the third-largest of the world's five oceanic divisions, covering or 19.8% of the water on Earth's surface. It is bounded by Asia to the north, Africa to the west and Australia (continent), Australia to the east. To the s ... to the north and west, and the Southern Ocean The ...
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South Australia
South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a States and territories of Australia, state in the southern central part of Australia. It covers some of the most arid parts of the country. With a total land area of , it is the fourth-largest of Australia's states and territories by area, and fifth-largest by population. It has a total of 1.77 million people, and its population is the second most highly centralised in Australia, after Western Australia, with more than 77 percent of South Australians living in the capital, Adelaide, or its environs. Other population centres in the state are relatively small; Mount Gambier, the second-largest centre, has a population of 28,684. South Australia shares borders with all of the other mainland states, as well as the Northern Territory; it is bordered to the west by Western Australia, to the north by the Northern Territory, to the north-east by Queensland, to the east by New South Wales, to the south-east by Victoria (Australia), Victoria, ...
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Tasmania
Tasmania (), abbreviated as TAS, is an island An island (or isle) is an isolated piece of habitat that is surrounded by a dramatically different habitat, such as water. Very small islands such as emergent land features on atoll An atoll (), sometimes known as a coral atoll, i ... state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina, Un ... of Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous List of islands of Australia, sma .... It is located 240 km (150 mi) to the south of the Australian mainland Mainland Australia is the main landmass A landmass, or land mass, is a ...
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Victoria (Australia)
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a in southeastern . It is the second-smallest state with a of and the most densely populated state in Australia (28 per km2). Victoria is bordered with to the north and to the west, and is bounded by the to the south (with the exception of a small land border with located along ), the portion of the to the southwest, and the (a of the ) to the southeast. The state encompasses a range of climates and geographical features from its coastal and central regions to the in the north-east and the north-west. Victoria has a population of over 6.6 million, the majority of which is concentrated in the central south area surrounding , and in particular in the of , Victoria's and and also , where over three quarters of the Victorian population live. The state is home to : Melbourne, , and . The population is , with 35.1% of inhabitants being . Victoria is home to numerous groups, including the , the , the , the , the , the , th ...
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New South Wales
New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina, Un ... on the east coast East Coast may refer to: Entertainment * East Coast hip hop, a subgenre of hip hop * East Coast (ASAP Ferg song), "East Coast" (ASAP Ferg song), 2017 * East Coast (Saves the Day song), "East Coast" (Saves the Day song), 2004 * East Coast FM, a rad ... of :Australia. It borders three other states, Queensland Queensland ( ) is a state situated in northeastern Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Australian continent, the i ... to the north, Victoria Victoria most commonly refers to: * Victoria (Australia), a state of the Commonweal ...
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Babel Island
The Babel Island, part of the Babel Group within the Furneaux Group The Furneaux Group is a group of approximately 100 islands located at the eastern end of Bass Strait, between Victoria (Australia), Victoria and Tasmania, Australia. The islands were named after British navigator Tobias Furneaux, who sighted t ..., is a granite Granite () is a coarse-grained (phanerite, phaneritic) intrusive rock, intrusive igneous rock composed mostly of quartz, alkali feldspar, and plagioclase. It forms from magma with a high content of silica and alkali metal oxides that slowly cool ... island An island (or isle) is an isolated piece of habitat that is surrounded by a dramatically different habitat, such as water. Very small islands such as emergent land features on atoll An atoll (), sometimes known as a coral atoll, i ..., located in Bass Strait Bass Strait () is a sea strait A strait is a naturally formed, narrowing, typically navigable waterway that ...
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Chatham Islands
The Chatham Islands ( ) (Moriori The Moriori are the native Polynesian people of the Chatham Islands (''Rēkohu'' in Moriori language, Moriori; ' in Māori language, Māori), New Zealand. Moriori originated from Māori people, Māori settlers from the New Zealand mainland ...: ''Rēkohu''; mi, Wharekauri) are an archipelago An archipelago ( ), sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of island An island (or isle) is an isolated piece of habitat that is surrounded by a dramatically different habitat, such as ... in the Pacific Ocean The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's five oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean (or, depending on definition, to Antarctica) in the south and is bounded by the continents o ... about east of New Zealand's South Island The South Island, also officially named , is the larger of the two major in su ...
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Bird Ringing
Bird ringing or bird banding is the attachment of a small, individually numbered metal or plastic tag to the leg or wing of a wild bird Birds are a group of warm-blooded vertebrate Vertebrates () comprise all species of animal Animals (also called Metazoa) are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the Kingdom (biology), biological kingdom Animalia. With ... to enable individual identification. This helps in keeping track of the movements of the bird and its life history. It is common to take measurements Measurement is the quantification (science), quantification of variable and attribute (research), attributes of an object or event, which can be used to compare with other objects or events. The scope and application of measurement are dependent ... and examine conditions of feather molt, subcutaneous fat, age indications and sex during capture for ringing. The subsequent recapture or recovery of the bird can provide information on migration ...
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