Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels
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  • Tristan Albatross now Critically Endangered – but help on the horizon?

    {mosimage} The Tristan Albatross Diomedea dabbenena, an ACAP-listed species endemic to the Tristan da Cunha Group in the South Atlantic, has been recategorized as Critically Endangered by BirdLife International on behalf of the World Conservation Union...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/21-2008-news-archive/275-tristan-albatross-now-critically-endangered-but-help-on-the-horizon
  • South African research on ACAP species wins UNEP/CMS Thesis Awards

    {mosimage} National Geographic Deutschland, Deutsche Lufthansa, the Zoological Research Museum Koenig and the Convention on Migratory Species ( CMS ) have announced the 2008 winner of the UNEP/CMS Thesis Award on Migratory Species Conservation . The...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/21-2008-news-archive/306-south-african-research-on-acap-species-wins-unep-cms-thesis-awards
  • Gough’s killer mice attack a second ACAP-listed species UPDATED

    {mosimage} It is now well known that the introduced House Mice Mus musculus on Gough Island in the South Atlantic kill large numbers of Tristan Albatross Diomedea dabbenena chicks every year, directly leading to the species’ recent re-designation as...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/22-2009-news-archive/359-gough-s-killer-mice-attack-a-second-acap-listed-species-updated
  • Signs of the times for the Tristan Albatrosses of Gough Island

    {mosimage} The Tristan Albatross Diomedea dabbenena was recently upgraded to Critically Endangered, due to the double blow of fishing mortality to birds at sea (mainly on long-lines) and House Mouse predation on chicks at its sole significant breeding...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/22-2009-news-archive/398-signs-of-the-times-for-the-tristan-albatrosses-of-gough-island
  • Feasibility study for eradicating Gough’s mice published

    It is now well known that the introduced House Mouse Mus musculus on Gough Island in the South Atlantic's Tristan da Cunha Group, is driving the near-endemic and Critically Endangered Tristan Albatross Diomedea dabbenena towards extinction - by active...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/22-2009-news-archive/429-feasibility-study-for-eradicating-goughs-mice-published
  • Tristan Albatrosses have another poor breeding year UPDATED

    It is now well-known that the Tristan Albatrosses Diomedea dabbenena of Gough Island are facing a double onslaught from longline mortality at sea and from chick predation by introduced House Mice on land. A measure of breeding production for the whole...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/22-2009-news-archive/453-tristan-albatrosses-have-another-poor-breeding-year
  • Another island at risk? Mice have commenced to attack albatross chicks on sub-Antarctic Marion Island UPDATED

    A paper published on-line in 2009 and in the February 2010 issue of the journal Antarctic Science by researchers at the Percy FitzPatrick Institute, University of Cape Town, South Africa has shown that it is not only Gough Island in the South Atlantic...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/22-2009-news-archive/496-another-island-at-risk-mice-have-commenced-to-attack-albatross-chicks-on-sub-antarctic-marion-island
  • South African research on ACAP-listed albatrosses and petrels in 2009

    South African research on ACAP-listed species is primarily carried out at two island groups, South Africa's Prince Edward Islands in the southern Indian Ocean and the United Kingdom's Tristan da Cunha Group in the South Atlantic. At the former research...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/23-2010-news-archive/513-south-african-research-on-acap-listed-albatrosses-and-petrels-in-2009
  • Macquarie Island Pest Eradication Project gets ready to sail south

    The Macquarie Island Pest Eradication Project is about to get underway after a number of years of planning. Aerial baiting of the island is scheduled for June this year. The Aurora Australia is set to travel to the island from Hobart, Australia next...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/23-2010-news-archive/567-macquarie-island-pest-eradication-project-gets-ready-to-sail-south
  • Burrow-scoping Grey Petrels on Gough Island: are they affected by mice?

    Recent research on South Atlantic Gough Island is providing insight into the demographics of ACAP-listed Grey Petrels Procellaria cinerea . Threatened both by drowning on fishery longlines and depredation by introduced mammals, the conservation status...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/23-2010-news-archive/624-burrow-scoping-grey-petrels-on-gough-island-are-they-affected-by-mice
  • Annual Gough Island expedition sails: another step towards mouse eradication on a World Heritage Site

    An international team of nine marine ornithologists, island conservation managers and rope-access technicians (and ACAP's Information Officer) leaves Cape Town this afternoon on the South African Antarctic supply ship, the S.A. Agulhas , for Gough...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/23-2010-news-archive/647-annual-gough-island-expedition-sails-another-step-towards-mouse-eradication-on-a-world-heritage-site
  • From Enderby to Gough: eradicating alien mice on seabird islands

    Enderby Island at 700 ha still remains the largest island from which the introduced House Mouse Mus musculus has definitely been removed - back in 1993. Enderby is part of New Zealand's Auckland Island group and supports a population of ACAP-listed...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/23-2010-news-archive/648-from-enderby-to-gough-eradicating-alien-mice-on-seabird-islands
  • The "killer mice" strike again: Tristan Albatrosses on Gough have yet another very poor breeding year

    Yet once more the Critically Endangered Tristan Albatrosses Diomedea dabbenena of Gough Island are having a very poor breeding year. Of an estimated 1826 incubating birds in early February 2010 only 406 chicks could be counted this and last month,...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/23-2010-news-archive/662-the-qkiller-miceq-strike-again-tristan-albatrosses-on-gough-have-yet-another-very-poor-breeding-year
  • Happy New Year! Southern Giant Petrels on Gough not affected by introduced House Mice

    It must now be well known that the Tristan Albatrosses Diomedea dabbenena and several other seabird species that breed on Gough Island are deleteriously affected by attacks on their chicks by the introduced House Mouse Mus musculus . For news of how...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/1020-happy-new-year-southern-giant-petrels-on-gough-not-affected-by-introduced-house-mice
  • Another step reached towards ridding Gough Island of its killer mice and saving the Critically Endangered Tristan Albatross

    It is now surely well-known that the introduced House Mice of Gough Island in the South Atlantic are wreaking havoc amongst its birds up to the size of the near-endemic and Critically Endangered Tristan Albatross Diomedea dabbenena , whose chicks are...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/1005-another-step-reached-towards-ridding-gough-island-of-its-killer-mice-and-saving-the-critically-endangered-tristan-albatross
  • Testing poison baits: further progress towards ridding Gough Island of its "killer mice" to save the Critically Endangered Tristan Albatross

    Richard Cuthbert of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and colleagues report this month in the journal Wildlife Research on the susceptibility to poison bait of the "killer mice" of Gough Island, home of the Critically Endangered Tristan...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/846-testing-poison-baits-further-progress-towards-ridding-gough-island-of-its-qkiller-miceq-to-save-the-critically-endangered-tristan-albatross
  • Support for the eradication of the alien House Mouse on Gough Island? Largest island for a successful eradication of mice increases to 3800 hectares

    New Zealand's Department of Conservation announced last month that the linked islands of Motutapu and Rangitoto in the Hauraki Gulf near Auckland are now considered clear of nine alien mammal species, including the House Mouse Mus musculus , following...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/914-support-for-the-eradication-of-the-alien-house-mouse-on-gough-island-largest-island-for-a-successful-eradication-of-mice-increases-to-3800-hectares
  • Good news for Critically Endangered Tristan Albatrosses at last. The United Kingdom makes a grant towards eradicating the "Killer Mice" of Gough Island

    The UK Environment Minister Richard Benyon announced funding of UK£250 000 towards a Royal Society for the Protection of Birds ( RSPB ) project to eradicate the introduced "killer" House Mice Mus musculus mice on Gough Island at a meeting of the UK...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/195-good-news-for-critically-endangered-tristan-albatrosses-at-last-mthe-united-kingdom-makes-a-grant-towards-eradicating-the-qkiller-miceq-of-gough-island
  • UPDATED Albatross and petrel conservation issues get discussed at a South African conference

    Over 15-16 March BirdLife South Africa and the University of Cape Town's Percy FitzPatrick Institute hosted a conference " Frontiers in South African Ornithology " in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape. Four presentations were given that will be of interest...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/151-albatross-and-petrel-conservation-issues-get-discussed-at-a-south-african-conference
  • Predators in Paradise. A review of "Rat Island" by William Stolzenburg

    The eradication of alien vertebrate species on oceanic islands is now an increasingly well-known and practiced conservation method. On islands around the world, in both hemispheres and in many seas and oceans, islands of successively increasing size...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/150-predators-in-paradise-a-review-of-qrat-islandq-by-william-stolzenburg

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