Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program:
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Staff Member

Virginia Morandini

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Research Publications Publication Date
Morandini, V., K.M. Dugger, D.G. Ainley and M. Ferrer. 2020. Rockhopper Penguin-Imperial Cormorant mixed colonies in the Falkland Islands: a stroke of luck for late breeders. Eosphere 11(11):e03272. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.3272 November 2020
Morandini, V., K.M. Dugger, A. Lescroel, A. Schmidt and G. Ballard. 2021. Maintenance of nest quality in Adélie penguins: an additional benefit to life in the center. Polar Biology 44:1553-1562, DOI:// June 2021
Morandini, V., A. Lescröel, D. Jongsomjit, S. Winquist, A. Schmidt, G. Ballard, P. Kappes, and K. M. Dugger. 2019. Prevalence of three-chick nests in Adelie penguin Pygoscelis Adeliae at Cape Crozier, Ross Island. Marine Ornithology 47:77-80 April 2019
Morandini, V, KM Dugger G Ballard, M Elrod, A Schmidt, V Ruoppolo, A Lescroël, D Jongsomjit, M Massaro, J Pennycook, GL Kooyman, K Schmidlin, S Kraberger, D Ainley, and A Varsani. 2019. Identification of a novel Adélie penguin circovirus at Cape Crozier (Ross Island, Antarctica).
Viruses 11, 1088; doi:10.3390/v11121088
December 2019
Presentations Presentation Date
Morandini, V., and K.M. Dugger. 2018. Catastrophic events and impact on populations of long-lived birds. IX Spanish Symposium on Polar Studies. Madrid, Spain, 5-7 September, 2018. September 2018
Morandini, V., K.M. Dugger, G. Ballard, and D.G. Ainley. 2020. SEX-RELATED SURVIVAL, AGE-AT-FIRST BREEDING, AND BREEDING PROPENSITY OF ADÉLIE PENGUINS ON ROSS ISLAND, ANTARCTICA. 47th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Seabird Group, Portland, OR, February 12-15, 2020. February 2020