Caring for the Little Penguins of Low Head

The Friends of Low Head Penguin Colony are continuing their watch over the penguin population at Low Head.  64 nest boxes were put in place in Autumn this year – providing a safe place for place for the penguins to breed and moult. The first comprehensive survey of the Little Penguin nest boxes was undertaken […]

Keeping an eye on the Low Head Penguin Colony

The Friends of Low Head Penguin Colony are keeping an eye on the penguin population at Low Head. An inspection of the colony in early April indicated that the 2021/22 breeding season is close to completion with only a few adults and the last of the chicks present. The penguins have completed their annual moult […]

Come along to the Low Head Little Penguin Forum

 Photo by Dan Rawlins Are you interested in the plight of Little Penguins and what can be done to protect them? All are welcome to attend the Little Penguin Forum being hosted by Friends of Low Head Penguin Colony. When: June 19th from 1:30pm – 4:30pm Where: George Town Hub – 12 Elizabeth St George […]

Catch it in the Catchment

More than just a clean-up The Friends of Low Head Penguins will be participating in this years ‘Catch it in the Catchment’. A community clean-up of kanamaluka / The Tamar Estuary Monday 3rd to Sunday 8th November, 2020 In November, 2019 the inaugural “Catch it in the Catchment” clean-up event was held. The community got […]

Friends of the Low Head Penguin Colony – 12 months on.

Friends of the Low Head Penguin Colony, 12 months on. A talk presented to the George Town Coastal Communities Management Group by Bruce George Convener of the Low Head Penguin Colony, March 2020. Following a spate of dog attacks on the Low Head penguin colony, 58 penguins were killed in October 2018 and 12 in […]

Friends of Low Head Penguin Colony off to a flying start!

Friends of the Low Head Penguin Colony – L to R: Bruce George (Convenor), Margie Brophy (Exec member), Steve Gordon (President), Jason Orr (Exec. Member), Jo Hart (Secretary), Rex Cassidy (George Town Council and Associate Member), Tim Smith (Exec Member), Jill Holland (Treasurer). Communities Environment Program Friends of the Low Head Penguin Colony were invited […]