Time is flying by and in our yellow-eyed penguin colonies 44% of eggs have now hatched. We have 34 chicks - unfortunately we already lost one chick but its sibling is doing fine.
We have many sponsors awaiting news of their penguins or the family living in their box. So here is an update for everyone:
Bequette: 2 chicks - now sponsored named Jax and Chris
Janet: 2 eggs - both fertile - hatching soon
Thor: 1 chick
Odd Simen in Brent Sinclair's box: 2 chicks
Jordana Whyte box: 2 eggs - both fertile - hatching soon - Jordana: the writing on your box has come off - still your box though!
Penny Box 1: 2 chicks
Mandy: 2 chicks
Cayden and Alicia How box: 1 egg - fertile - hatching soon
Morgan in his Remembrance box: 2 chicks
Penny Box 3: 1 chick
Stitches: 2 chicks
Jacob Thompson's box: 2 chicks
Dylan: 2 chicks
Poppy: 2 chicks
Stewie Junior with Ciara in Uncle Chang's box: 2 chicks
"Mrs 31" sponsored in hospital last year: 2 eggs - fertile - hatching soon
Chicky: 1 chick - see photo - and 1 chick adopted to:
Jackson and his mate in Anja and Alfreda's box
The chicks are still so very tiny and very difficult to take photos of - they are growing fast though and will soon be photogenic!