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Media Release: NZ penguin to be studied by millions in global citizen science project

April 24th, 2020

Tens of thousands of time-lapse images recording the comings and goings at tawaki/Fiordland penguin nests from Jackson Head, Milford Sound/Piopiotahi and Codfish Island/Whenua Hou will be added to the successful Penguin Watch citizen science project.

Hosted by the Zooniverse platform a collaboration between Oxford University, New Zealand Penguin Initiative and University of Otago will investigate nesting behaviour and breeding success of one of the least known penguin species in the world.

Read the full Press Release here