Northern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes moseleyi


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Crofts, S.; Robson, B. 2016. First record of hybridisation between Northern Eudyptes moseleyi and Southern Rockhopper Penguins E. c. chrysocome. Seabird 28: 37-42.

Cunningham, D.M.; Moors, P.J. 1994. The decline of Rockhopper Penguins Eudyptes chrysocome at Campbell Island, Southern Ocean and the influence of rising sea temperatures. Emu 94: 27-36.

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Guinard, E.; Weimerskirch, H.; Jouventin, P. 1998. Population changes and demography of the northern Rockhopper Penguin on Amsterdam and Saint Paul Islands. Colonial Waterbirds 21: 222-228.

Hagen, Y. 1952. Birds of Tristan da Cunha. Results of the Norwegian Scientific expedition to Tristan da Cunha. 1937-1938. No 20. Norske Videnskaps-Akademi, Oslo.

Hilton, G.M.; Thompson, D.R.; Sagar, P.M.; Cuthbert, R.J.; Cherel, Y.; Bury, S.J. 2006. A stable isotopic investigation into the causes of decline in a sub-Antarctic predator, the Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome. Global Change Biology 12(4): 611-625.

Matias, R., Catry, P., Pearman, M. & Morrison, M. 2009. Vagrancy of Northern RockhopperPenguins Eudyptes moseleyi to the Falkland Islands. Marine Ornithology 37: 287–289.

Richardson, M. E. 1984. Aspects of the ornithology of the Tristan da Cunha group and Gough Island, 1972-1974. Cormorant 12: 123-201.

Rollinson, D.P., Reynolds C., Paijmans, D.M. 2013. Vagrant Northern Rockhopper Penguin at Soetwater Beach, Western Cape. Ornithological Observations 4: 36-38.

Ryan, P.G.; Cooper, J. 1991. Rockhopper Penguins and other marine life threatened by driftnet fisheries at Tristan da Cunha. Oryx 25: 76-79.

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Tremblay, Y., Guinard, E., Cherel, Y. 1997. Maximum diving depths of northern rockhopper penguins (Eudyptes chrysocome moseleyi) at Amsterdam Island. Polar Biology 17: 119-122.

Wace, N.M.,Holdgate, M.W. 1976. Man and nature in the Tristan da Cunha Islands (No. 6). Morges: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

Further resources

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Eudyptes moseleyi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/08/2020.