Penguin counts conducted between 25 November and 2 December 1997. The census covered the following areas and rookeries in the Cape Dension area: rookeries north of Gadget Hut, outside Greenholm Hut and both sides of harbour, Penguin Knob, Azimuth Hill, Memorial Hill, Lands End Ridge, below Sorensen's Hut, east of Sorensen's Hut. A total of 24542 penguins were censused for the Cape Denison area, excluding McKellar Island Rookeries.
This penguin census was carried out by Jim and Yvonne Claypoll following their winter at Cape Denison. The data were collected between xx November and xx December 1999. Colonies in the Cape Denison area were censused, more detailed locations are given in the data. Locations are given in descriptive format rather than specific latitude and longitude references. Please contact Alfred Winklemayr (phone and fax: (02)99724006), or the contact person, for further details on locations and positional accuracy. Each count entry is the mean of 3 counts per colony, increasing the count accuracy.
Appropriate acknowledgement to Jim and Yvonne Claypole (data collectors), should these data be used for presentation or publication.