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Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

2015/2016 Breeding season

This season began later than last year due to consistently stormy weather and high sea-swells during June so the penguins did not lay eggs until mid-August. The penguins have finished moulting now and all their chicks have fledged. From now until the start of the next season, the number of penguins at home will fluctuate. As at 11/4/16


Total Eggs Laid 271
Total Eggs Hatched 217
Total Chicks Fledged 214
Total Breeding Pairs 120


2014/2015 Breeding season

The 2014/15 breeding season started 30th June. It was our best ever season with 400 chicks fledging!!

Total Eggs Laid 549
Total Eggs Hatched 423
Total Chicks Fledged 400
Total Breeding Pairs 191


2013/2014 Breeding season

The 2013/14 breeding season started in September. 

Total Eggs Laid 324
Total Eggs Hatched 251
Total Chicks Fledged 235
Total Breeding Pairs 155