News Rockhopper Penguin

First assessment of Endangered Northern Rockhopper Penguins since 2011 oil spill

Sun, 05/02/2012 - 23:01

A survey to assess the penguins’ population has started. The latest counts suggest the breeding population hasn’t suffered as much as anticipated.

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Gaining weight, but not yet waterproof: penguins still need care

Wed, 11/05/2011 - 23:06

400 penguins remain in the rehabilitation centre on Tristan as their feathers are still in too poor condition for release.

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Ivan Papanin arrives at Tristan

Wed, 13/04/2011 - 22:36

More equipment arrives on Tristan to help save the oiled penguins.

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Wash and dry for rockhopers at rehab centre

Mon, 11/04/2011 - 10:13

The first rockhopper penguins are washed at the newly erected wash-bay facility.

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Island gets set to wash thousands of penguins

Thu, 07/04/2011 - 09:56

Experts arrive on Tristan to help save thousands of Northern Rockhopper Penguins affected by the oil spill.

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Penguin rehab updates

Tue, 05/04/2011 - 16:41

On this page you can follow progress of the number of penguins leaving the 'rehab' centre and returning to the wild.

First Tristan penguins released from 'rehab'

Tue, 05/04/2011 - 11:08

The first 24 penguins of more than 3,600 admitted to the 'rehab centre' have been released back to the wild.

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Nightingale Island emergency appeal

Fri, 01/04/2011 - 12:58

The Nightingale Island disaster fighting fund will be used to help the penguins and other wildlife affected by the oil.

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Tristan Islanders rally to save oiled penguins

Fri, 25/03/2011 - 13:17

A penguin rehabilitation centre has been set up on the main island of Tristan da Cunha, as fears grow that more than 10,000 have been hit by oil.

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Video report from Nightingale Island on oil spill

Wed, 23/03/2011 - 11:17

Where's Andrew TV arrived on Nightingale Island on March 23, 2011. This is what he saw.

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Race to save oiled penguins after tanker strikes Tristan da Cunha

Mon, 21/03/2011 - 11:46

Hundreds of oiled penguins have been found following a substantial oil leak from a grounded cargo vessel on Nightingale Island, Tristan da Cunha

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