SA National Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds
Ph: 021 5576155/6 / Fax: 021 5578804
SANCCOB Sea Bird Centre, in Pentz Drive, off Blaauwberg Road, R27 Tableview, Cape Town.
SANCCOB Sea Bird Centre - open daily at feeding times: 10h00 & 15h00
Booking essential for school & educational tours. Injured or oiled sea birds (including penguins) are captured, stabilised, treated, washed (if necessary) then maintained until waterproof & ready for release. If you want to donate money to this worthwhile cause then you can make a deposit into our SANCCOB "Treasure" account.
You can sponsor a penguin during it's rehabilitation phase:
First National Bank - Table View (Branch number 203809)
Account Number 62017843922
SANCCOB Fund Raising shop: No. 41 Lansdowne Rd, Claremont, Cape Town. Ph: 021 683 1460
HOW DO YOU WASH A PENGUIN????
Fortunately, the Southern African National Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) was formed over 25 years ago to help rescue distressed & oiled penguins.
Over 20 000 penguins were individually caught , hand-washed and fed for 3 weeks in penguin pens successfully in just one oil spill incident. These penguins were then transported by container trucks by road more than 8hours to Port Elizabeth, released to swim back to Cape Town. By which time the oil spill had been cleaned up. Each oiled penguin is tagged after their wash so that they can be monitored in future. "Peter & Percy & Pamela" were 3 very special oiled penguins that were given satellite packs attached to their backs and released from Port Elizabeth. They were tracked by satellite as they made their way back down the coast to their original breeding ground, where the penguin colony re-established itself.
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SANCCOB Centre at No.20 Pentz Drive, Tableview, Cape Town, South Africa operates a rescue and rehabilitation centre for injured seabirds.
SANCCOB is funded solely by membership fees and public donations, and has been scientifically proved to be the most successful sea bird rehabilitation centre in the world, where birds are captured and stabilised before being washed and treated. SANCCOB is open to booked tours only Ph: 021 557 6155
Visits during daily feeding times can be arranged.