Welcome to the Tawaki Project, a long-term study of the marine ecology, breeding biology and population dynamics of the world's least known, most enigmatic penguin species - the Fiordland penguin or Tawaki.
22.09.2017 - Field work, Day 7
21.09.2017 - Field work, Day 6
20.09.2017 - Field work, Day 5
19.09.2017 - Field work, Day 4
18.09.2017 - Field work, Day 3
17.09.2017 - Field work, Day 2
16.09.2017 - Field work, Day 1
04.09.2017 - 2017 season officially under way
26.06.2017 - Why are penguins black and white?
Latest research diary entries
Field work 2017, Day 7 It's one of these days, a day where not everything goes to plan, for the West Coast team...Read post...
Field work 2017, Day 6 The day we got our first GPS dive logger back - after hours of waiting...Read post...
Field work 2017, Day 5 A fire destroys Greenstone Helicopters and more signs of predator impacts are discovered at Jackson Head...Read post...