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.
22.02.2018 - Satellite tracker deployment in Harrison Cove
29.01.2017 - Where do moulting tawaki belong?
26.01.2018 - Going back to Whenua Hou soon
11.01.2018 - The tawaki pre-moult journey
06.10.2017 Field work, Day 21
03.10.2017 - Field work, Day 18
28.09.2017 - Field work, Day 12
27.09.2017 - Field work 2017, Day 11
23.-25.09.2017 - Field work, Days 8-10
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
Latest research diary entries
Satellite tracker deployment in Harrison Cove Back in Milford Sound to deploy satellite transmitters on tawaki that have just completed the moult...Read post...
Where do moulting tawaki belong? Why finding tawaki on any South Island beach can be perfectly normal...Read post...
Going back to Whenua Hou soon A few thoughts on the upcoming final stage of the 2017/18 field season...Read post...