Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

News from Midway: watch America's first ever Short-tailed Albatross chick get fed

Click here to view the latest pictures of the first Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus chick on USA soil: on Eastern Island, in the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, part of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Chain, including a video of it being fed on 29 January.

For a student's report of a visit to the STAL nest site on Eastern Island last month click here.

Access earlier ACAP news items on Midway's STALs.

With thanks to Lindsay Young for information.

John Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, 17 February 2011