Four papers were presented on ACAP-listed albatrosses and petrels at the Fifth International Albatross and Petrel Conference in Wellington, New Zealand last month that covered the French-sub-Antarctic islands in the southern Indian Ocean.
Authors and titles of these French presentations at IAPC5 are listed below.
Clara Péron, Henri Weimerskirch, Stephen Nicol & David Grémillet: Do prey fields improve the predictive performance of seabird habitat models? O5.
Louise Riotte-Lambert & Henri Weimerskirch: Change in foraging movements through age in Wandering Albatrosses. O1.
Laurie Thiers, Karine Delord, Christophe Barbraud, Richard Phillips & Henri Weimerskirch: At-sea distribution and activity of male and female giant petrels, Macronectes halli and Macronectes giganteus through the life cycle: implication for their conservation. O21.
Geoff Tuck, Robin Thomson, Christophe Barbraud, Karine Delord, Maite Louzao & Henri Weimerskirch: Modelling the consequences of differential fishing mortality on susceptible behaviour types: potential evidence from Crozet Wandering Albatross. O19.
Click here to read the abstracts of the above papers in the conference booklet.
John Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, 15 September 2012