Tegan Carpenter-Kling

Tegan Carpenter-Kling

Bird Life South Africa and Coastal and Marine Research Institute at Nelson Mandela University



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Published on Apr 10, 2023

Successful attachment of tracking devices on Cape Gannets!

I am so pleased to announce that my team and I successfully deployed 20 loggers on adult Cape Gannets! We did the deployments in February 2023 on Bird and Malgas islands in South Africa and are rec...

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Published on Feb 21, 2022

Bird of the Year 2022: the Cape Gannet

Every year, BirdLife South Africa chooses a Bird of the Year as a way of raising awareness about the bird, and links it to broader environmental education drives. For 2022, the Cape Gannet was chos...

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Published on Dec 02, 2021

Goal reached!

I have reached my goal! Thank you to everyone that contributed towards my project on Experiment! These funds will go a long way to getting this project off the ground and for the first time, discov...

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Published on Nov 04, 2021

The Cape Gannet: the perfectly adapted plunge diver

The Cape Gannet’s body is perfectly adapted to plunge divefor its prey. From a height of approximately 30m Cape Gannets plunge into theocean at speeds reaching speeds of 100km/h and easily capture ...

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Published on Oct 25, 2021

The extensive non-breeding foraging grounds of the African Penguin

Due to a massive collaborative effort among South African and international scientists, the at-sea distribution of African Penguins Spheniscus demersus during the breeding and non-breeding seasons ...

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Published on Oct 21, 2021

Get to know the Cape Cormorant

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Published on Oct 21, 2021

Get to know the Cape Gannet

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