Pygoscelis adeliae


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Noun1.Pygoscelis adeliae - medium-sized penguins occurring in large colonies on the Adelie Coast of AntarcticaPygoscelis adeliae - 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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Corticosterone levels have been documented to increase after repeated handling in chickens, Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), great tits (Parus major), and Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae).
Ling et al., "Comparing plasma and faecal measures of steroid hormones in Adelie penguins Pygoscelis adeliae," Journal of Comparative Physiology B, vol.
To the Editor: Previous studies have reported avian influenza virus (AlV)-positive serum samples obtained from Adelie (Pygoscelis adeliae), chinstrap (Pygoscelis antarcticus), and gentoo (Pygoscelispapua) penguins (1-4).
Cholangiocarcinoma with metastasis in a captive Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae).
A disponibilidade restrita de areas costeiras livres de gelo e a queda na reproducao durante a ultima glaciacao reduziram o numero de vertebrados marinhos nos solos antarticos, sendo que alguns autores consideram menor a reducao das populacoes de pinguins, especialmente Pygoscelis adeliae e Pygoscelis papua, neste periodo devido a maior adaptacao fisiologica destas especies (Tatur e Myrcha, 1989; Tatur, 2002).
En esta zona, los incrementos en la temperatura del aire y el derretimiento extensivo de los casquetes de hielo han sido relacionados con una menor disponibilidad de alimento (krill), como en los casos del pinguino de Adelia (Pygoscelis adeliae) y el petrel azul (Halobaena caerulea), y a la perdida de habitat para desove en especies como el pinguino emperador (Aptenodytes forsteri) y el petrel de las nieves (Pagodroma nivea; Durant et al., 2004).
Today four penguin species: Aptenodytes forsteri (Emperor penguin), Pygoscelis adeliae (Adelie penguin), Pygoscelis antarctica (Chinstrap penguin), and Pygoscelis papua (Gentoo penguin) live and nest on Antarctica and sub-Antarctic islands.
land birds (Table 2), both will show comparable values in spite of their different habitat; for instance, Anas georgica Gmelin, 1789 (0.250%) versus Guira guira (Gmelin, 1788) (0.296%); Pygoscelis adeliae (Hombron and Jacquinot, 1841) (0.159%) versus Colaptes campestris (Vieillot, 1818) (0.174%).
The main consumers are the animals resident in Antarctic waters all year round, such as several seals, the Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddelli) and the Ross seal (Ommatophoca rossi); some penguins, such as the Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) and the Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae); and other birds, such as the Antarctic petrel (Thalassoica antarctica) and the great skua (Stercorarius skua).
(1994a) determined that Adelie Penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) increase energy expenditure by 5.4%.
Moreover, Adelie Penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae), one-sixth the mass of emperors, often travel [is greater than] 100 km from their colony during foraging trips of [is less than] 3 wk duration from colonies on the Mawson coast (Kerry et al.