Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

  • The Pink-footed Shearwater, endemic to Chile, is the subject of international conservation efforts

    Species ( CMS ) . A collaborative group from Canada, Chile, Mexico and the USA is working together with the Juan Fernández Islands Conservancy (JFIC), a programme of Oikonos Ecosystem Knowledge, to study and conserve the Pink-footed Shearwater (see...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/23-2010-news-archive/706-the-pink-footed-shearwater-endemic-to-chile-is-the-subject-of-international-conservation-efforts
  • Chile's endemic Pink-footed Shearwater gets attention towards its nomination to the Agreement

    Puffinus creatopus is endemic to Chile, breeding on only three islands: Robinson Crusoe and Santa Clara in the Juan Fernández Islands and Isla Mocha on the coast of Arauco Province . It spends the austral winter in waters off the Pacific coasts of North...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/30-chiles-endemic-pink-footed-shearwater-gets-attention-towards-its-nomination-to-the-agreement
  • The Pacific Seabird Group’s 40th Annual Meeting has been hearing about albatrosses and petrels this week

    The Pacific Seabird Group has been holding its 40th Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. this week. Abstracts of presented papers (both oral and poster) are available for reading on line . A list of those presentations that consider ACAP-listed...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1298-the-pacific-seabird-group-s-40th-annual-meeting-has-been-hearing-about-albatrosses-and-petrels-this-week
  • ACAP’s 31st listed species? Chile prepares to nominate its endemic Pink-footed Shearwater to the Agreement

    The Vulnerable Pink-footed Shearwater Puffinus creatopus is a Chilean breeding endemic that migrates across the equator to the coastal Pacific waters of the USA and Canada in the non-breeding season ( click here ). It breeds on only three islands: Isla...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1341-acap-s-31st-listed-species-chile-prepares-to-nominate-its-endemic-pink-footed-shearwater-to-the-agreement
  • Eradicating invasive plants and animals on inhabited islands is the next big challenge

    Alistair Glen ( Landcare Research , Lincoln, New Zealand ) and colleagues, writing in the journal Biological Invasions , have reviewed successful eradications of invasive plants and animals on islands. Removing mammalian predators from islands that...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1407-eradicating-invasive-plants-and-animals-on-inhabited-islands-is-the-next-big-challenge
  • The Pink-footed Shearwater of Chile’s Juan Fernández Archipelago and Isla Mocha is a candidate for ACAP listing

    The Pink-footed Shearwater Puffinus creatopus is a Chilean endemic with only three known breeding sites, Isla Mocha and two islands, Robinson Crusoe and Santa Clara, in the Juan Fernández Archipelago. Chile has proposed its listing within the Albatross...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/1609-the-pink-footed-shearwater-of-chile-s-juan-fernandez-archipelago-and-isla-mocha-is-a-candidate-for-acap-listing
  • A Chilean workshop discusses the achievements and progress of the National Plan of Action for the Pink-footed Shearwater

    The Vulnerable Pink-footed Shearwater Puffinus creatopus , a Chilean breeding endemic species, breeds on Mocha and Juan Fernández Islands off central Chile ( click here ). The species is a transequatorial migrant reaching western North America...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/1650-a-chilean-workshop-discusses-the-achievements-and-progress-of-the-national-plan-of-action-for-the-pink-footed-shearwater
  • Green for go: reducing light pollution effects on ACAP-listed Pink-footed Shearwaters

    Most burrowing petrels and shearwaters visit and fledge from their burrows in the hours of darkness. Those species that breed on inhabited islands are susceptible to becoming disoriented and being downed by bright lights at night in urban areas– as has...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2175-green-for-go-reducing-light-pollution-effects-on-acap-listed-pink-footed-shearwaters
  • The gadfly petrels of the Juan Fernández Islands

    Israel) and colleagues have published in the journal Dutch Birding on the endemic gadfly petrels of Chile’s Juan Fernández Islands . “This paper details the special avifauna of Juan Fernández archipelago, off Chile. We visited the archipelago from 3 to...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2184-the-gadfly-petrels-of-the-juan-fernandez-islands
  • Chile announces new Marine Protected Areas at the second Our Ocean Conference in Valparaiso this week

    Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has this week announced the creation of the Nazca-Desventuradas Marine Park, which will cover a surface area of more than 297 000 km² around the Islas Desventuradas (2.4-km² San Ambrosio and 2.5-km² San Félix...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2290-chile-announces-new-marine-protected-areas-at-the-second-our-ocean-conference-in-valparaiso-this-week

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