Observations in the Species: Spheniscus demersus

English Name: African Penguin or Afrikapikkewyn or Brillenpinguin or Brilpikkewyn or Inguza or Jackass Penguin or Unombombiya

Couple of Penguins

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By: KoosAdAqua
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSouth African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity
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Location: Bird Island MPA
Observed on: 14th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

African Jackass

African Jackass
By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: SANCCOB Rietvlei
Observed on: 28th June 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: http://www.sanccob.co.za/

African or Jackass Penguin

African or Jackass Penguin - Spheniscus demersus (8)
By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Boulders, Simons Town
Observed on: 14th April 2013
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0
Description: African or Jackass Penguin - Spheniscus demersus at Boulders Simons Town

Penguins at Boulders reserve

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By: Pbsouthwood
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Boulders penguin reserve
Observed on: 21st September 2010
Added to iSpot: 11th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 8
Comments: 2

Spheniscus demersus

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: Penguin Nature Reserve, Betty's Bay
Observed on: 12th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 1

Swimming Penguins

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By: UnderwaterWendy
Pisces DiversSea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Boulders Beach
Observed on: 20th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Penguins of Boulders Beach

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By: UnderwaterWendy
Pisces DiversSea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Boulders Beach
Observed on: 20th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

African Penguin from Boulders

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By: Gabi MiebachGabi Miebach's reputation in BirdsGabi Miebach's reputation in BirdsGabi Miebach's reputation in Birds
Location: Boulders Beach
Observed on: 30th October 2012
Added to iSpot: 24th December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 0

Boulders penguins

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By: Ryan Daniels
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Boulder's beach walk
Observed on: 15th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 20th December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

African Penguin

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By: Kobus LubbeKobus Lubbe's reputation in BirdsKobus Lubbe's reputation in BirdsKobus Lubbe's reputation in Birds
Location: 3779, Nerine Cres
Observed on: 31st March 2013
Added to iSpot: 19th October 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 5
Comments: 9

PIKKIE

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By: kenmkenm's reputation in Birdskenm's reputation in Birdskenm's reputation in Birds
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 27th September 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th October 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Pair of Penguins

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By: Lauren Abrahams
South African National Parks
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Location: Boulders Beach
Observed on: 2nd February 2013
Added to iSpot: 1st October 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 10
Comments: 0

Previously oiled African Penguins

African penguin
By: Margaret
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersFriends of Kenilworth Race CourseFriends of Tokai ParkWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: SANCCOB, Table View
Observed on: 26th September 2013
Added to iSpot: 27th September 2013
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 7
Comments: 0
Description: Most of the penguins shown - adults, juveniles and blues - came in to SANCCOB heavily oiled. After weeks of rehabilitation, they are now ready to be released back to the ocean. In the 1930's there were about 1m breeding pairs; by 2007 the numbers had plummeted to 4% of the 1930's population; last year it had plunged to a mere 2% . . .

African Penguin and chick

(African Penguin) Spheniscus demersus
By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Builders
Observed on: 15th May 2004
Added to iSpot: 4th September 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 8
Comments: 0

Carpark penguins

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By: Lee JonesLee Jones's reputation in BirdsLee Jones's reputation in BirdsLee Jones's reputation in BirdsLee Jones's reputation in Birds
Location: Seaforth Beach, Simon's Town
Observed on: 21st April 2013
Added to iSpot: 10th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 9
Comments: 0
Description: Many of these penguins shelter in and around Seaforth Restaurant. One has to check under the car when leaving to make sure there isn't a penguin hiding there - especially at night.

Penguin lost and found

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Location: Palmiet rivermouth Kleinmond
Observed on: 2nd October 2009
Added to iSpot: 12th June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 1

African Penguin Boulders

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Location: Boulders, Simonstown
Observed on: 18th December 2006
Added to iSpot: 12th June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 9
Comments: 0

African penguin

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Location: 1, Kleintuin Rd
Observed on: 18th December 2006
Added to iSpot: 12th June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 8
Comments: 0

Penguin

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By: Nikola SchusterNikola Schuster's reputation in BirdsNikola Schuster's reputation in BirdsNikola Schuster's reputation in Birds
Location: Penguin reserve
Observed on: 11th May 2013
Added to iSpot: 1st June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 11
Comments: 1

Spheniscus

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Location: Boulders, Simons Town
Observed on: 12th March 2013
Added to iSpot: 23rd May 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 9
Comments: 0

Jackass Penguin

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By: Alan Horstmann
Botanical Society of South AfricaIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Boulders Simons Town
Observed on: 7th April 2013
Added to iSpot: 22nd May 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 11
Comments: 0

African Penguin

African Penguin on a nest
By: ElizeElize's reputation in BirdsElize's reputation in Birds
Location: Boulders Bay
Observed on: 10th July 2012
Added to iSpot: 8th May 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 11
Comments: 0
Description: African Penguins grow to 68–70 cm tall and weigh between 2 and 5 kg. They have a black stripe and black spots on the chest, the pattern of spots being unique for every penguin, like human fingerprints.

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By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: 14, Secluse Ave
Observed on: 19th March 2013
Added to iSpot: 20th March 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 8
Comments: 2
Description: Aw moment! I received 5 African penguin chicks (I am a SANCCOB volunteer in the S Peninsular)yesterday. The one I am holding is only a few days old. What a privilege to do this work! Residents near Boulders don't want the nests in their gardens.

African Penguin

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By: Dagmar Gleiss
Mountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: Boulders / Cape Town
Observed on: 3rd February 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th February 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

The penguins of Bettys Bay

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Betty's Bay Penguin Colony
Observed on: 3rd December 2012
Added to iSpot: 14th February 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

stranded penguin

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By: forcioli
Mountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: arniston beach
Observed on: 16th April 2010
Added to iSpot: 23rd January 2013
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 3
Comments: 4

African Penguin

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By: Dagmar Gleiss
Mountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: Boulders / Cape Town
Observed on: 28th September 2008
Added to iSpot: 22nd January 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 11
Comments: 0

African Penguin

African Penguin
By: Georg FritzGeorg Fritz's reputation in BirdsGeorg Fritz's reputation in Birds
Location: Simons Town
Observed on: 27th February 2012
Added to iSpot: 22nd January 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 9
Comments: 0
Description: Boulders Beach, Simons Town.

African Penguin

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Town
Observed on: 4th December 2012
Added to iSpot: 30th December 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 9
Comments: 0

African Penguin - St Croix Island

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By: Gerrie Horn
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: St Croix Island
Observed on: 29th September 2007
Added to iSpot: 29th November 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

African Penguin - Stony Point

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By: Gerrie Horn
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Stony Point, Betty's Baai
Observed on: 17th November 2007
Added to iSpot: 29th November 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 10
Comments: 0

African Penguin - Bird Island

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By: Gerrie Horn
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Bird Island
Observed on: 12th November 2007
Added to iSpot: 28th November 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 9
Comments: 0

African Penguin

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Boulder's Beach
Observed on: 5th November 2010
Added to iSpot: 8th October 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 9
Comments: 0

Giant vest-wearing penguin with chicks

Giant Penguin with chicks
By: jacquesvdmerwe
Botanical Society of South AfricaCity of Cape Town Biodiversity Management BranchCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersDarling Wildflower Society
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Location: 2, St Francis Way
Observed on: 18th July 2012
Added to iSpot: 26th July 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 2
Description: Made this disturbing discovery at Cape St. Francis last week! They have giant penguins! This is the penguin rehabilitation centre we visited during the field trips session for Fynbos Forum.

African Penguin

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By: saxicola
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Boulders
Observed on: 15th July 2007
Added to iSpot: 3rd July 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 15
Comments: 1

African Penguin

Penguin Boulders Beach
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Location: 1, Kleintuin Rd
Observed on: 5th March 2006
Added to iSpot: 24th June 2012
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 12
Comments: 0

Spheniscus demersus @ Boulder beach-6

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By: Jonathan
iSpot Team
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Location: Beach, Fish Hoek
Observed on: 5th October 2005
Added to iSpot: 12th June 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 14
Comments: 0
Description: This is one of the first observations I made in South Africa on my first visit in 2005. How I wish I could be with you all this evening! All of us at iSpot HQ are very excited about your launch this evening and we send you heartfelt congratulations. We have marvelled from afar as Tony Rebelo and his team at SANBI have recruited hundreds of iSpotters and made thousands and thousands of wonderful observations of South African biodiversity in preparation for the launch today.

Dead sub-adult African Penguin

Dead juvenile African Penguin Otter Day Four Thurs 10 May 2012 (43)
By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Otter Trail Witels River mouth
Observed on: 10th May 2012
Added to iSpot: 24th May 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 10
Comments: 1
Description: Apparently, according to Dr Richard Sherley who is an expert on penguins and who was with us, this is the fate of many juvenile African Penguins.

Jackass Penguins

African\Jackass penguin (Spheniscus demersus) Stony Point, Bettys Bay, Western Cape, South Africa.
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Location: 2605, Clarence Dr
Observed on: 23rd March 2012
Added to iSpot: 2nd April 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 11
Comments: 0

Penguins

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By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Boulders Beach, Simonstown
Observed on: 6th February 2011
Added to iSpot: 4th March 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 9
Comments: 0

Moulting African Penguin or Juvenile?

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By: heuvepauheuvepau's reputation in Birds
Location: 2435, Plateau Rd
Observed on: 17th December 2011
Added to iSpot: 22nd December 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0
Description: Looked like he was waiting for Mom or hoping the moult would finish soon so he could swim and feed

AFRICAN PENQUIN

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By: kenmkenm's reputation in Birdskenm's reputation in Birdskenm's reputation in Birds
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 26th October 2011
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

African Penguin

African Penguin
By: Ruedi Siegenthaler
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Parks Honorary RangersVolunteer Wildfire Services
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Location: Boulders, TMNP
Observed on: 24th October 2003
Added to iSpot: 10th October 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 11
Comments: 0

Jackass Penguin

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By: tony rebelo
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Location: Diaz Beach, Cape of Good Hope
Observed on: 21st August 2005
Added to iSpot: 14th August 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0
Description: Found oiled on beach, taken to Boulders, for transfer to SANCOB.

Jackass Penguin

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By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Boulders Simonstown
Observed on: 3rd February 2008
Added to iSpot: 14th August 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 0

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