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Little Blue Penguin Alternate name
Eudyptula minor Scientific name
Ciconiiformes Order
Spheniscidae Family
30 and 33 cm Length
Rocky shoreline, below 50 m, inshore water, continental shelf water & deep water. Breeds:- Australia, New South Wales, South AustrailiaVictoria, Western AustrailiaTasmania.. New Zealand:- Chatham Islands, the Babel Island (20,000 pairs) Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 eggs incubation & care by both parents. Clutch
Squid. crustaceans, fish & krill. Food  
They live in colonies all year, nesting & rousting in burrows. Habits
3840 - TSN: 723273 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Little Penguin  Mark Harper South Bruny Island, TAS Australia XC40854 Call (B)

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Czech: tučňįk nejmenšķ
Danish: Dvęrgpingvin
German: Zwergpinguin
English: Little Blue Penguin, Little Penguin, Fairy Penguin
Spanish: Pingüino Enano
Estonian: kääbuspingviin
Finnish: Sinipingviini
French: Manchot pygmée
Hebrew: פינגווין זוטר
Italian: Pinguino minore blu
Japanese: kobitopengin
Japanese: コビトペンギン
Latin: Eudyptula minor, Eudyptula minor minor
Lithuanian: Mažasis pingvinas
Maori: Korora
Dutch: Dwergpinguļn
Norwegian: Dvergpingvin
Polish: pingwin maly, pingwin mały
Russian: малый пингвин
Slovak: tucniak malż , Tučniak modrż
Swedish: Dvärgpingvin
Turkish: Küēük Mavi Penguen
Chinese: 小企鹅

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