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Bird Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor)


John McDouall Stuart
Aug 5, 2011
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Scientific name: Eudyptula minor

Common Name: Little Penguin

Order: Sphenisciformes

Family: Spheniscidae

Other Names: Fairy Penguin, Blue Penguin.

Distribution: Found along the Southern edge of Australia & along the coastline of Tasmania.

Habitat: Coastal.

Field Notes: Small penguin, blue back and upper parts, white under parts, grey-black bill, nests in burrows along the coast line, often in coastal heath & scub.

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