Penguins

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ABOUT DIAMOND ISLAND RESORT & PENGUIN TOUR

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The little Penguins at Diamond island Resort Most raising 2 baby chicks each year, their noise  is normal activity, when walking at night a 3 meter distance from the penguins is what they are used to,  digital cameras without flash and video cameras without spotlights can be used and can produce good results, with penguins here at all times of the year, very close viewing can be expected  this must be the best  place to see Penguins in a natural setting. No need to book, just stay at the Resort and photograph a real experience at the best luxury accommodation in Bicheno Tasmania an experience not to miss.

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Bicheno tasmania penguins show is on every night of the year, for guests of Diamond Island, as soon as bicheno penguins arrive they walk up to their home in the bushes in and around the resort grounds, raising 2 to 4 baby chicks each year, their noise  is normal activity, when walking at night a 3 meter distance from the penguins is what they are used to,  digital cameras without flash and video cameras without spotlights can be used and can produce good results, with penguins here at all times of the year, very close viewing can be expected, (sample below)  this must be the best of all places to see little Penguins in a protected quiet environment..  No need to book, just stay at the Resort and photograph a real experience at the best luxury bicheno tasmania accommodation an experience not to miss.  

Guidelines

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Please read and observe any information signs which may be placed at the penguin colony.     Remember you need to wear dark clothing for camouflage.    Also, ensure you will remain warm while watching bicheno penguin s.Approach your observation point from the land, preferably not by walking along the beach as this blocks the penguin's access to their burrows. Use existing tracks and do not walk through the colony as it destroys burrows. Please do not damage vegetation.Choose a viewing position which is at least 3 m from, and does not block, the penguins' access to their burrows. Choose a site which has a dark background to camouflage yourself.Settle yourself comfortably before last light. If there are experienced personnel available, please take their advice. Remain quiet and keep movement to a minimum.Penguins have excellent vision and easily spot movement, especially if they see you outlined against the sky. Only dim torches should be used and then never toward the water or directly at the penguins. Video cameras, without spotlights, can be used and produce better results at dusk than conventional cameras. Often the best places to view penguins are behind the beach where they feel more secure.   Again, only use red light. To aid viewing, binoculars are useful, even at night.Do not under any circumstances visit a colony with dogs (or cats). They are a major threat to bicheno penguins tasmania.Penguins are protected wildlife. It is illegal to catch, attempt to catch or otherwise harass penguins. If you have interests or concern about your local penguin population please contact the Marine Conservation Program, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment. Remember bicheno tasmania accommodation it's free to watch, view at diamond island resort. 
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