Hello friends and family
I have spent the week writing reports and avoiding the icy wind when possible. On Tuesday we welcomed Mel who was visiting from Dunedin to collect more penguin poo samples. She had been held up to contribute to the TV interview around beach closures to protect penguins.
The wind kept blowing on Thursday, so Elaine and Patrick trimmed some trees in the reserve and Jan and I did the trap round. In the afternoon, Jan and I secured some more trees that had been damaged by the sheep. Let us hope they are now safe!
Hiltrun and Elaine continued with the habitat upgrade at the Moeraki colony yesterday and I watered the trees on the hill. The penguins came home in groups and we counted 35 on the main landing!
Have a great week!