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Recent publications on the African Penguin include:

  • Kane OJ, Smith JR, Boersma PD, Parsons NJ, Strauss V, Garcia-Borboroglu P, Villanueva C 2010. Feather-Loss Disorder in African and Magellanic Penguins. Waterbirds. 33: 415–421.
  • O‘Donoghue SH, Whittington PA, Dyer BM, Peddemors VM 2010. Abundance and distribution of avian and marine mammal predators of sardine observed during the 2005 KwaZulu-Natal sardine run survey. African Journal of Marine Science. 32: 361–374.
  • Sherley RB, Burghardt T, Barham PJ, Campbell N, Cuthill IC 2010. Spotting the difference: towards fully-automated population monitoring of African Penguins Spheniscus demersus. Endangered Species Research 11: 101–111.
  • Durant JM, Hjermann DO, Frederiksen M, Charrassin JB, Le Maho Y, Sabarros PS, Crawford RJM, Stenseth NC 2009. Pros and cons of using seabirds as ecological indicators. Climate Research 39: 115–129.
  • Hampton SL, Ryan PG, Underhill LG 2009. The effect of flipper banding on the breeding success of African Penguins Spheniscus demersus at Boulders Beach, South Africa. Ostrich 80: 77–80.
  • Kirkman SP 2009. Evaluating seal-seabird interactions in southern Africa: a critical review. African Journal of Marine Science 31: 1–18.
  • Pichegru L, Ryan PG, Le Bohec C, van der Lingen CD, Navarro R, Petersen S, Lewis S, van der Westhuizen J, Grémillet D 2009. Overlap between vulnerable top predators and fisheries in the Benguela upwelling system: implications for marine protected areas. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 391: 199–208.
  • Underhill LG, Sherley RB, Dyer BM, Crawford RJM 2009. Interactions between snakes and seabirds on Robben, Schaapen and Meeuw Islands, Western Cape Province, South Africa. Ostrich 80: 115–118.
  • Wolfaardt AC, Williams AJ, Underhill LG, Crawford RJM, Whittington PA 2009. Review of the rescue, rehabilitation, and restoration of oiled seabirds in South Africa, especially African Penguins Spheniscus demersus and Cape Gannets Morus capensis, 1983–2005. African Journal of Marine Science 31: 31–54.
  • Wolfaardt AC, Underhill LG, Visagie J 2009 Breeding and moult phenology of African penguins Spheniscus demersus at Dassen Island. African Journal of Marine Science. 31: 119–132.
  • Wolfaardt AC, Underhill LG, Crawford RJM 2009. Comparison of moult phenology of African Penguins Spheniscus demersus at Robben and Dassen Islands. African Journal of Marine Science 31: 19–29.
  • Barham PJ, Underhill LG, Crawford RJM, Altwegg R, Leshoro TM, Bolton DA, Dyer BM, Upfold L 2008. The efficacy of hand-rearing penguin chicks: evidence from African Penguins (Spheniscus demersus) orphaned in the Treasure oil spill in 2000. Bird Conservation International. 18: 144–152.
  • Barham PJ, Underhill LG, Crawford RJM, Leshoro TM, Bolton D 2008. Impact of flipper-banding on breeding success of African Penguins Spheniscus demersus at Robben Island: comparisons among silicone rubber bands, stainless steel bands and no bands. African Journal of Marine Science. 30: 595–602.
  • Crawford RJM, Sabarros PS, Fairweather T, Underhill LG, Wolfaardt AC 2008. Implications for seabirds off South Africa of a long-term change in the distribution of sardine. African Journal of Marine Science 30: 177–184.
  • Crawford RJM, Tree AJ, Whittington PA, Visagie J, Upfold L, Roxburg KJ, Martin AP, Dyer BM 2008. Recent distributional changes of seabirds in South Africa: is climate having an impact? African Journal of Marine Science 30: 189–193.
  • Crawford RJM, Underhill LG, Coetzee JC, Fairweather T, Shannon LJ, Wolfaardt AC 2008. Influences of the abundance and distribution of prey on African Penguins Spheniscus demersus off western South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 30: 167–175
  • Kemper J, Roux J-P, Underhill LG 2008. Effect of age and breeding status on molt phenology of adult African Penguins Spheniscus demersus in Namibia. Auk 125: 809–819.
  • Wolfaardt AC, Underhill LG, Nel DC, Williams AJ, Visagie J 2008. Breeding success of African Penguins Spheniscus demersus at Dassen Island, especially after oiling following the Apollo Sea spill. African Journal of Marine Science 30: 565–580.
  • Wolfaardt AC, Underhill LG, Altwegg R, Visagie J, Williams AJ 2008. The impact of the Treasure oil spill on African Penguins Spheniscus demersus at Dassen Island: case study of a rescue operation. African Journal of Marine Science 30: 405–419.
  • Wolfaardt AC, Underhill LG, Altwegg R, Visagie J 2008. Restoration of oiled African penguins Spheniscus demersus a decade after the Apollo Sea spill. African Journal of Marine Science 30: 421–436.
  • Barham PJ, Underhill LG, Crawford RJM, Leshoro TM 2007. Differences in breeding success between African Penguins that were and were not oiled in the MV Treasure oil spill in 2000. Emu 107: 7–13.
  • Crawford RJM, Underhill LG, Upfold L, Dyer BM 2007. An altered carrying capacity of the Benguela upwelling ecosystem for African Penguins (Spheniscus demersus). ICES Journal of Marine Science 64: 570–576.

A comprehensive list of publications on penguins by researchers at or affiliated to the Animal Demography Unit, University of Cape Town, can be found here (ADU Penguin Research PDF, 136 Kb). Copies of some of these publications can be obtained from SP-INFORM by group members.