Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

  • Children's books and fictional accounts on albatrosses and petrels

    Those of us who work to save albatrosses and petreels do not do it only for their immediate survival, we do it so our children, and their children, can live in a World that continues to support these magnificent birds, and so that the generations that...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/resources/publications-on-acap-species/1086-childrens-books-on-albatrosses-and-petrels
  • Who is the world's oldest albatross? Wisdom is now catching up with the late Grandma! UPDATED

    On 3 January 2010 the world's oldest known Laysan Albatross Phoebetria immutabilis , a banded female named "Wisdom", was sighted for the first time this breeding season on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Reserve in the USA's North-western Hawaiian...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/23-2010-news-archive/562-who-is-the-worlds-oldest-albatross-wisdom-is-now-catching-up-with-the-late-grandma
  • Wisdom catches up with Grandma! A 60-year-old Laysan Albatross rears its chick on Midway Atoll UPDATED

    "Wisdom" is the name given to a Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis banded as a breeding adult while it was incubating an egg on USA's Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge by Chandler Robbins of the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in December...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/929-wisdom-catches-up-with-grandma-a-60-year-old-laysan-albatross-rears-its-chick-on-midway-atoll
  • SECOND UPDATE: Hawaii's Laysan and Black-footed Albatrosses suffered heavy losses in last week's tsunami

    LATEST INFORMATION AND PHOTOGRAPHS **16 March: For more information and photographs on the effects of the tsunami on the albatrosses of Midway Atoll click here and visit Pete Leary's blog Pete at Midway . **18 March: Visit...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/933-stop-press-hawaiis-laysan-and-black-footed-albatrosses-have-likely-suffered-heavy-losses-in-last-weeks-tsunami
  • More good news. Wisdom, Midway's 60-year-old Laysan Albatross survives the tsunami

    adapted, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/usfwspacific/5546703373/ with thanks. Visit this site to see a picture of Wisdom with her chick after the tsunami. With thanks also to Lindsay Young, ACAP North Pacific News Correspondent. John Cooper, ACAP...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/944-more-good-news-wisdom-midways-60-year-old-laysan-albatross-survives-the-tsunami
  • **UPDATE** Pacific Seabird Group Conference in Hawaii in February 2012 calls for abstracts

    "We invite you to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation on seabird biology, foraging ecology, energetics, physiology, population biology, systematics, genetics, conservation biology, fishery interactions, restoration ecology, or any...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/1004-opportunities-to-see-albatrosses-at-the-pacific-seabird-group-conference-in-hawaii-in-february-2012
  • Wisdom, the World's oldest known albatross, is back on Midway with a new egg - and joins the electronic age

    'Wisdom' (Red Z333), the now 61-year old female Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis , is back on the USA's Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge , incubating an egg in her normal location behind Bravo Barracks on Sand Island. She was sighted and...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/803-wisdom-the-worlds-oldest-known-albatross-is-back-on-midway-with-a-new-egg-and-joins-the-electronic-age
  • The wise mōlī soars in the calm: more poetry in the service of albatross and petrel conservation

    one above the surface of the earth, but not too lofty". It is one of the levels in which birds such as mōlī would fly." Wisdom with her 2010/11 season's chick Photograph by John Klavitter With grateful thanks to Sam ‘Ohu Gon III of The Nature...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/805-the-wise-ml-soars-in-the-calm-more-poetry-in-the-service-of-albatross-and-petrel-conservation
  • Artists for Conservation: Wisdom the 61-year-old Laysan Albatross gets her portrait painted for a forthcoming children's book

    Education and increasing awareness is one of the basic aims of the Albatross and Petrel Agreement. Section 6 of ACAP's Action Plan calls for Parties to "seek to make local communities and the public in general more aware of the status of albatrosses...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/819-artists-for-conservation-wisdom-the-61-year-old-laysan-albatross-gets-her-portrait-painted-for-a-forthcoming-childrens-book
  • The Volvo Ocean Race and Wisdom the 61-year old Laysan Albatross get together to publicise pollution at sea

    currently breeding on the USA's Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, as its mascot (see Wisdom's Ocean Zone ). Wisdom with her 2011 chick on Midway Photograph by Pete Leary The campaign includes sculptures created from marine debris and the like in...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/828-the-volvo-ocean-race-and-wisdom-the-61-year-old-laysan-albatross-get-together-to-publicise-pollution-at-sea
  • UPDATED: Hope (and Wonder)! A second Short-tailed Albatross chick for Midway Atoll

    For the second time ever, a Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus chick has hatched out away from a Japanese breeding colony. Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge welcomed its new chick on the morning of 12 January, the day after a visit to the...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/207-hope-and-wonder-a-second-short-tailed-albatross-chick-for-midway-atoll
  • Wisdom: the Midway Albatross: a review

    can be followed on Facebook (she has over 320 Friends) and also via Twitter . Molly Ryan is nine years' old. Here is Wisdom with her latest chick, named Wonder, that hatched out this month Photograph by John Klavitter, with thanks

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/176-wisdom-the-midway-albatross-a-review
  • Wisdom, Midway's 62-year old Laysan Albatross, is back and breeding once more!

    Wisdom, the now 62-year old Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis , is once more back on Sand Island in the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and has laid her latest egg, now being incubated by her partner. Following a query earlier this week...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/1127-wisdom-midways-62-year-old-laysan-albatross-is-back-and-breeding-once-more

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