Adelie


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Noun1.Adelie - medium-sized penguins occurring in large colonies on the Adelie Coast of AntarcticaAdelie - medium-sized penguins occurring in large colonies on the Adelie Coast of Antarctica
penguin - short-legged flightless birds of cold southern especially Antarctic regions having webbed feet and wings modified as flippers
genus Pygoscelis, Pygoscelis - a genus of Spheniscidae
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The tiny shrimp-like creatures are one of the most important in the Antarctic food web, eaten by species ranging from blue whales to Adelie, emperor and king penguins, elephant and fur seals and albatrosses.
Thats the reality for Australian Antarctic Division seabird ecologist Dr Louise Emmerson, who is currently based at Australias Davis research station studying Adelie penguins.
The eight "sentinel" species are two flying birds (the snow petrel in Antarctica and the black-legged kittiwakein the Arctic), three diving birds (the Adelie penguin in Antarctica, the thick-billed murre and the black guillemot in the Arctic) and three earless seals (the Weddell seal and elephant seal in Antarctica, and the hooded seal in the Arctic).
Last summer, all but two from an entire cohort of tens of thousands of Adelie penguin chicks on an Antarctic island starved to death because their foraging parents couldn't get back from sea with food on time.
Since the first builds in 2003, which focused on single-temperature vehicles improving usability and payload, Solomon have continually worked with Adelie to update and innovate with each and every design.
A COLONY of more than 18,000 pairs of Adelie penguins in Antarctica suffered a catastrophic breeding season with just two chicks surviving, experts have said.
London: A colony of about 40,000 Adelie penguins in Antarctica has suffered a "catastrophic breeding event" - all but two chicks have died of starvation this year.
Adelie Foods announced last month it was closing its facility on Riverside Park after 25 years - with the loss of 180 jobs.
Cloacal, fecal, and serum samples were collected from Gentoo penguins (Pygoscelis papua) and Adelie penguins (P.
Other food and drink businesses in East Ayrshire include boutique Scotch whisky producer, The Lost Distillery Company and 'food to go' specialist Adelie Foods, which produces three million fresh sandwiches and 250,000 salad packs every week from its five UK manufacturing sites and seven distribution centres.
The Ross Sea, its shelf and slope only comprise two per cent of the Southern Ocean but they are home to 38 per cent of the world's Adelie penguins, 30 per cent of the world's Antarctic petrels and around six per cent of the world's population of Antarctic minke whales.
The area is home to "50 percent of ecotype-C killer whales (also known as the Ross Sea orca), 40 percent of Adelie penguins, and 25 percent of emperor penguins.