September 30, 2020 –
Join us to learn more about the ecology, conservation and management of the little penguin in the Perth Metropolitan Region.
About this Event
Come along and hear about everything you ever wanted to know about this charming little seabird. From its general biology to breeding behaviour, diet, population estimates, threats and the impacts of climate change. And find out why little penguins have a 40% divorce rate!
About Dr Belinda Cannell
Belinda received her PhD from Monash University in 1994, and since then has been studying the ecology of seabirds in Western Australia. She has focused on little penguins across some 15 separate projects in the Perth region, and has radio-tracked, micro-chipped, tagged, caught, counted, sampled and analysed hundreds of individual little penguins. She is a member of the Oceans Institute at The University of Western Australia.
This event is run in partnership with the UWA Oceans Institute.
Date: Wednesday, 30th September 2020
Time: 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Venue: City of Perth Library, 573 Hay Street, Perth
Cost: Free, book now as places are limited.
Image courtesy of Dr Belinda Cannell.
A recording of the event will also be made available on the UWA Oceans Institute You Tube Channel.
Join us for the other events in this series:
A Deep Dive into the World of Ocean Giants, Wednesday 14 October, 6.30pm to 7.30pm
The Life of a Baby Lobster, Wednesday 28 October, 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Accidental Artificial Reefs, Wednesday 11 November, 6.30pm to 7.30pm