SANCCOB News Articles: News

Avian Influenza (HPAI) outbreak along the coast of the Western Cape

A serious outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is currently affecting endangered Cape cormorants ...

SANCCOB Appoints New CEO

The SANCCOB Board of Directors has appointed Natalie Maskell to lead SANCCOB and with nine ...

SANCCOB’s Virtual Penguin Run of 2021

African penguins are part of our heritage in South Africa; they need our support and ...

Emaciated African penguin chicks rescued on Bird Island – Eastern Cape, South Africa

On Friday, 20 August 2021 an emergency rescue operation has taken place on Bird Island ...

NGOs and scientists welcome stakeholder engagement on fishing restrictions around important African Penguin colonies

The African Penguin is in crisis and, without urgent management intervention, Africa is in danger ...

First release of African Penguins at De Hoop Nature Reserve

An attempt to re-establish an African penguin colony on the south coast of South Africa ...

Resighting of Cape cormorants released by SANCCOB

Juvenile Cape cormorants, hand-reared at SANCCOB after a mass abandonment and large scale rescue mission ...

Release of hand-reared Cape cormorants commences at Robben Island

Cape cormorants admitted to the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) ...

Cape cormorant chick rescue operation

On Tuesday, 12 January 2021, over 600 abandoned Cape cormorant chicks were rescued from Robben ...

Ford Wildlife Foundation provides vehicle for Seabird Rescues in the Eastern Cape

Issued by Duduzile Nxele, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 14 ...

African Penguin Awareness Day

The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) will not be hosting ...

Researchers conduct GPS tracking study at Simon’s Town Penguin Colony

In collaboration with Dr Alistair McInnes, Tegan Carpenter-Kling (BirdLife South Africa) and Dr Alison Kock ...

Bird’s-eye view from SANCCOB Chief Executive Officer

There has been a shift in the reality and ‘normalcy’ we have come to know ...

Adopt an African penguin egg

At the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds, we carry out essential ...

New Visitor Centre at SANCCOB Table View

At the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB), we have news ...

Seeking higher ground was not safe: 58 Crowned cormorant chicks at SANCCOB

On 26 November 2019, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) ...

Being prepared to respond is key

Being equipped and ready to respond to an emergency situation concerning marine wildlife is not ...

2019 Annual Penguin Festival in Simon’s Town

The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) will host its 17th ...

Algoa Bay oil spill leads to oiled seabirds admitted to SANCCOB

Algoa Bay oil spill leads to oiled seabirds admitted to SANCCOB The Southern African Foundation ...

SANCCOB’s Global African Penguin Footprint competition

Global African Penguin Supporter Footprint For 50 years we have been supported by individuals and ...