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  • BILLING, T. M., GUAY P. - J., PEUCKER A. J., & MULDER R. A. (2006). PRIMER NOTE: Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite loci for the study of paternity and population structure in the little penguin Eudyptula minor. Molecular Ecology Notes. 7(3), 425 - 427.
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  • Daniel, T., A. Chiaradia, M. Logan, G. Quinn, R. Reina. 2007. Synchronized group association in little penguins, Eudyptula minor. Animal Behaviour, 74: 1241-1248.
  • Davis, L., M. Renner. 2003. Penguins. New Haven and London: Yale University Press.
  • Fallow, P., A. Chiaradia, Y. Ropert-Coudert, A. Kato, R. Reina. 2009. Flipper Bands Modify the Short-Term Diving Behavior of Little Penguins. Journal of Wildlife Management, 73/8: 1348-1354.
  • Giling, D., Reina R. D., & Hogg Z. (2008). Anthropogenic influence on an urban colony of the little penguin Eudyptula minor. Marine and Freshwater Research. 59(7), 647.
  • Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright. 2006. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names
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  • Heber, S., K. Wilson, L. Molles. 2008. Breeding biology and breeding success of blue penguin (Eudyptula minor) on the West Coat of New Zealand's South Island. New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 35: 63-71.
  • Hoskins, A., P. Dann, Y. Ropert-Coudert, A. Kato, A. Chiaradia, D. Costa, J. Arnould. 2008. Foraging behaviour and habitat selection of the little penguin Eudyptula minor during early chick rearing in Bass Strait, Australia. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 366: 293-303.
  • Jouventin, P., T. Aubin. 2000. Acoustic convergence between two nocturnal burrowing seabirds: experiments with a penguin Eudyptula minor and a shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris. Ibis, 142: 645-656.
  • Kato, A., Y. Ropert-Coudert, A. Chiaradia. 2008. Regulation of Trip Duration by an Inshore Forager, the Little Penguin (Eudyptula Minor), During Incubation. The Auk, 125/3: 588-593.
  • Knight, C., T. Rogers. 2004. Factors influencing fledgling production in little penguins. Wildlife Research, 31: 339-344.
  • Mironov, S., H. Proctor. 2008. The Probable Association of Feather Mites of the Genus Ingrassia (Analgoidea: Xolalgidae) with the Blue Penguin Eudyptula minor (Aves: Sphenisciformes) in Australia. The Journal of Parasitology, 94/6: 1243-1248.
  • Miyazaki, M., J. Waas. 2002. 'Last Word' Effects of Male Advertising Calls on Female Preference in Little Blue Penguins. Behaviour, 139/11-12: 1413-1423.
  • Nakagawa, S., J. Waas, M. Miyazaki. 2001. Heart rate changes reveal that little blue penguin chicks (Eudyptula minor) can use vocal signatures to discriminate familiar from unfamiliar chicks. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 50: 180-188.
  • Nisbet, I., I. Dann. 2009. Reproductive performance of little penguins Eudyptula minor in relation to year, age, pair-bond duration, breeding date and individual quality. Journal of Avian Biology, 40/3: 296-308. Accessed February 22, 2010 at
  • Orrell T. (custodian) (2015). ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (version Mar 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 26th August 2015 (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
  • Overeem, R., A. Peucker, C. Austin, P. Dann, C. Burridge. 2008. Contrasting genetic structuring between colonies of the World's smallest penguin, Eudyptula minor. Conservation Genetics, 9/4: 893-905.
  • Peucker, A. J., Dann P., & Burridge C. P. (2009). Range-wide Phylogeography of the Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor ): Evidence of Long-distance Dispersal. The Auk. 126(2), 397 - 408.
  • Peucker, A., P. Dann, C. Burridge. 2009. Range-Wide Phylogeography of the Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor): Evidence of Long-Distance Dispersal. The Auk, 126/2: 397-408.
  • Ropert-Coudert, Y., A. Kato, A. Chiaradia. 2009. Impact of small-scale environmental perturbations on local marine food resources: a case study of a predator, the little penguin. Proceedings of The Royal Society, 276: 4105-4109.
  • Sergent, N., T. Rogers, M. Cunninghman. 2004. Influence of biological and ecological factors on hematological values in wild Little Penguins, Eudyptula minor. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 138/3: 333-339.
  • Stahel C. and R. Gales. 1987. Little Penguins: Fairy Penguins in Australia. New South Wales University Press, Kensington.
  • Thomas, ., R. Fordyce. 2007. The Heterothermic Loophole Exploited by Penguins. Australian Journal of Zoology, 55/5: 317-321.
  • Thomas, D. B., & Fordyce E. R. (2007). The heterothermic loophole exploited by penguins. Australian Journal of Zoology. 55(5), 317.
  • Williams, T. 1995. The Penguins: Spheniscidae. New York: Oxford University Press.


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