Bird Island Penguin weighbridge

The weighbridge collects demographic, body mass and foraging frequency/duration data for Macaroni penguins on a daily basis throughout the breeding season. This data cannot otherwise be collected and is essential BAS ecosystems LTMS data.

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Michael Dunn

Signy Island Science Manager

Ecosystems team


CONSEC is addressing the challenge to understand the links between the biodiversity, structure and function of Southern Ocean ecosystems and the impacts of rapid environmental changes to improve scientific knowledge …