Forum > Birds In The News > Blood Markers Predict Humboldt Penguin Nest Type, Reproductive Success

 
Webmaster Posted 02-Jun-2020 12:26
Joined:

Posts:
06-Mar-2014

1991
From Science Daily on 02-Jun-2020 12:26

Researchers looked at metabolic markers in the blood of 30 Humboldt penguins nesting in the Punta San Juan Marine Protected Area in Peru. The scientists discovered metabolic differences between penguins nesting in sheltered burrows and those in more exposed areas. Nesting success is critical to the Humboldt penguins' survival as a species.


View Full Article

The article focusses on this bird

Bird:
Humboldt Penguin
Order:
Sphenisciformes
Family:
Spheniscidae
Species:
Spheniscus humboldti
 
HawkOwl Web Design