Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

  • Management Plans for Southern Ocean islands: updated list

    {mosimage} Many of the islands of the Southern Ocean support populations of ACAP-listed albatrosses and petrels. Here follows a listing of current, formally adopted management plans for various sub -Antarctic and cool-temperate islands and island...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/21-2008-news-archive/317-management-plans-for-southern-ocean-islands-updated-list
  • Books and monographs published on albatrosses and petrels UPDATED

    {mosimage} A list of books and monographs published since 1951 on the biology and conservation of albatrosses and petrels follows. Note that books such as field guides and hand books with a greater taxonomic coverage than members of the Order...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/21-2008-news-archive/320-books-and-monographs-published-on-albatrosses-and-petrels-updated
  • Management plans for breeding sites of ACAP species

    An alphabetical listing of current, formally adopted management plans for breeding sites of ACAP-listed species is given. For several sites earlier management plans have been published, which are now superseded and so are not listed below. Existing...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/resources/management-plans/1082-a-list-of-management-plans-for-breeding-sites-of-acap-species
  • Books and monographs published on albatrosses and petrels

    A list of books and monographs published on the biology and conservation of albatrosses and petrels (including shearwaters, storm petrels and diving petrels) follows. Note that books such as field guides and handbooks with a greater taxonomic coverage...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/resources/publications-on-acap-species/1090-books-and-monographs-published-on-albatrosses-and-petrels
  • Recent research on ACAP-listed albatrosses and petrels in New Zealand well featured at the IAPC5

    Not surprisingly, New Zealand marine ornithologists were well represented at the recent Fifth International Albatross and Petrel Conference held in Wellington, the nation's capital city, last month. To bring those who did not attend the conference...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/1251-recent-research-on-acap-listed-albatrosses-and-petrels-in-new-zealand-well-featured-at-the-iapc5
  • New Zealand is tracking both Salvin's and Southern Royal Albatrosses at sea this summer

    Salvin's Albatross Thalassarche salvini is endemic to New Zealand with its main breeding population occurring at the Bounty Islands ( c . 30 000 breeding pairs) and a smaller ( c . 1100 breeding pairs) population at the Snares Western Chain. The...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/1124-new-zealand-is-tracking-both-salvins-and-southern-royal-albatrosses-at-sea-this-summer
  • Plans for a new Laysan Albatross colony in the Hawaiian James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge

    The Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus is the only seabird currently known to breed within the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Reproductive success is unknown but predation is reported as a limiting...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/1851-plans-for-a-new-laysan-albatross-colony-in-the-hawaiian-james-campbell-national-wildlife-refuge
  • A World first: translocating albatross eggs to start a new colony

    new Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis colony on the northern coast of the USA's Hawaiian island of O‘ahu in the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge . Forty-three eggs from the US Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands ( PMRF ) on...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/1988-a-world-first-translocating-albatross-eggs-to-start-a-new-colony
  • Progress with establishing a new Laysan Albatross colony by translocating chicks hatched from artificially incubated eggs

    Conservation now reports: “After a month with foster parents at Kaena Point, the translocated chicks are now at [the] James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge and getting used to their new 'habitat'. They are being housed in a carport for two weeks while...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2053-progress-with-establishing-a-new-laysan-albatross-colony-by-translocating-chicks-hatched-from-artificially-incubated-eggs
  • A new colony on the way? Ten hand-reared Laysan Albatrosses successfully fledge from the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge on Oahu

    for the full story). Following artificial incubation, chicks from those eggs that hatched have been hand-reared at the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge. Ten fledglings have now flown from the island (click here for a video clip and here for a...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2225-a-new-colony-on-the-way-ten-hand-reared-laysan-albatrosses-successfully-fledge-from-the-james-campbell-national-wildlife-refuge-on-oahu
  • Pacific Seabird Group to meet in Oahu, Hawaii in February 2016: registration opens this month

    the meeting’s website for more information on important dates and other details. The meeting venue is close to the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge where attempts are being made to create a new breeding colony of Laysan Albatrosses Phoebastria...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2231-pacific-seabird-group-to-meet-in-oahu-hawaii-in-february-2016-registration-opens-this-month
  • ACAP Breeding Site No. 82. Auckland Island, where albatrosses are at risk to feral pigs

    Auckland Island, the main island in the group at 510-km², along with Adams , Disappointment , Enderby and several other smaller islands, forms part of New Zealand’s Auckland Islands National Nature Reserve . A view of Auckland Island, photograph by...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2358-acap-breeding-site-no-81-auckland-island-where-albatrosses-are-at-risk-to-feral-pigs
  • Translocating Laysan Albatrosses and Hawaiian Petrels on Kauai

    be selected for translocation next year from the Pacific Missile Range Facility ( PMRF ) at Barking Sands, Kauai to the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge on Oahu in the USA’s Hawaiian Islands. Twenty of 24 eggs candled so far were deemed to be...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2364-translocating-laysan-albatrosses-and-hawaiian-petrels-on-kauai
  • The second year of translocating Laysan Albatross eggs to create a new colony is underway

    Rim Conservation In the first year of the translocation project 10 hand-reared birds successfully fledged from the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge . The second year of the project is now underway and at last available report from Pacific Rim...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2411-the-second-year-of-translocating-laysan-albatross-eggs-to-create-a-new-colony-is-underway
  • Presentations on albatrosses and petrels at the Pacific Seabird Group’s 2016 meeting

    Jared Underwood & Joe Schwager: Translocation of Laysan Albatrosses from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai to James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge on Oahu. Short-tailed Albatross on Midway Atoll, photograph by Pete Leary The meeting also...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2419-presentations-on-albatrosses-and-petrels-at-the-pacific-seabird-group-s-2016-meeting
  • Translocated Laysan Albatrosses are doing well for the second season in the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge on Oahu

    of Oahu is going well. Twenty chicks (from eggs collected on the nearby island of Kauai) are now being hand fed in the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge, where 10 successfully fledged the previous season ( click here ). The reserve is not open to...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2470-translocated-laysan-albatrosses-are-doing-well-for-the-second-season-in-the-james-campbell-national-wildlife-refuge-on-oahu
  • The Advisory Committee decides to compile the ACAP Breeding Site accounts into a single document

    and Three Kings Spain: Conills, Espartar, Vedrà and Vedranell (Ibiza, Balearic Islands) USA: Barking Sands (Kauai), James Campbell Wildlife Refuge (Oahu; translocation site), French Frigate Shoals, Gardner Pinnacles, Lisianski, Ka’ula, Necker, Niihau...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2489-the-advisory-committee-decides-to-compile-the-acap-breeding-site-accounts-into-a-single-document
  • From Midway to Oahu by jet: 15 Black-footed Albatross chicks to be translocated in 2017

    Albatross colony in the Main Hawaiian Islands. The chicks will be brought to a predator-proof enclosure within [the] James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge, located on the windswept north shore of Oʻahu, where they will be raised and closely monitored...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2644-from-midway-to-oahu-by-jet-15-black-footed-albatross-chicks-to-be-translocated-in-2017
  • UPDATED: Third year of translocating Laysan Albatrosses to the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge gets underway

    and following artificial incubation and fostering, the ensuing chicks have been hand-reared until fledging at the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge on the nearby island of Oahu. Laysan Albatross chicks being hand reared under shade at the James...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2677-third-year-of-translocating-laysan-albatrosses-to-the-james-campbell-national-wildlife-refuge-gets-underway
  • From low to high: translocating Black-footed Albatross chicks from Midway to Oahu to combat sea-level rise

    to move Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes chicks from low-lying Midway Atoll to be artificially reared in the James Campbell Wildlife Refuge on Oahu. The aim of the project is to create a new breeding colony that will not be at risk to...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2702-from-low-to-high-translocating-black-footed-albatross-chicks-from-midway-to-oahu-to-combat-sea-level-rise

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