Winter on St Kilda Breakwater

The penguins are on the breakwater even though it is cooler weather. They are just waiting for the warmer spring and chick production. Please respect their home, keep it litter free, do not take flash photographs, do not try to catch them and allow them to live a peaceful life … Continue reading

Not many penguins

Breeding is more or less finished and moult is about to start. There are very few penguins on the breakwater at the moment, they are getting ready to moult. This means that they have to double their weight because they will not be able to go to sea for two … Continue reading

Take Care

The penguins live on St Kilda breakwater. It is their home. Please treat the breakwater and penguins with respect as you would visiting anyone’s home. They are not there as a side show as part of a tour of Melbourne. It is where they live, sleep and rear their young.


The fence is gradually being constructed. You can still see the penguins easily and with luck the fence will stop the selfish people who poke their camera down a burrow while mum penguin is sitting on an egg. Yes that was yesterday. There are chicks aplenty and in a couple … Continue reading

New Fence

The Fence does not look quite as bad as I had imagined. Hopefully it will do the trick, although because it is not quite finished there were some people on the wrong side last night.