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+64 21 077 6851 (NZ 021 077 6851)

For Penguin Monitoring, your contact is: Julia Graham – 021 077 6851 email: penguinsplus@gmail.com Also you can join the Penguin Monitoring Facebook page. Search for “Mount Penguin Monitoring” on Facebook

Penguin monitoring by microchip

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During the Rena incident, Trustees received training from Massey University’s Wildbase vets. We were kept upskilled during monitoring nights last summer.

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Moulting Penguins January 2017

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Our penguins are now in their moult period. This is a stressful time. They lose all their feathers at once. They can look quite second hand for a while, but in due course the new feathers look sparkly blue and we’ll update you with some sparkly photos after their moulting has finished. Meanwhile, here’s one […]

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Brian Petrel and his neighbours leave Mauao

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Our target of banding 30 chicks was achieved this year – we banded exactly 30! Another 15 were banded and released on the Mauao “G” Colony that had been handed in to the vets from various locations, so we don’t exactly know where they came from. So 45 chicks this year is a “good” year. […]

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Little Blue Penguins monitoring after the Rena oil spill

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Research by Karin Sievwright on Little Blue Penguins at Mount Maunganui Little Blue Penguin Monitoring -Mauao (Mount) Moturiki (Leisure Island) & Motuotau (Rabbit Island) Karin has a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Ecology and Zoology and has recently completed a Master’s degree in Conservation Biology. Karins Master’s research involved monitoring the […]

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