Newsletters on procellariiform seabirds and bycatch issues


A listing of newsletters on procellariiform seabirds and on bycatch issues of relevance to the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels.  Note some titles are variously no longer issued or are no longer available online.  They remain here as an archival service.


Albert Times

Electronic newsletter published near-monthly in New Zealand by Clement & Associates ( to create awareness among fishers of seabird bycatch and mitigation techniques.  First issue February 2006, last issue No. 63 of September 2011.  Editor is the pseudonymous "Admiral Albert Ross". Great cartoons.

The Albatross

Newsletter of the Southern Seabird Study Association Inc. (SOSSA), based in Australia.  First issued as the Newsletter of the New South Wales Albatross Study Group (No. 1 July 1993).  Latest issue: No. 62,  April 2020.  From No. 1 (July 1993) available electronically via SOSSA's web site at  Current Editors: Brook Whylie, Janice Jenkin-Smith & Lindsay Smith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Atlántico sur Boletín

Bulletin of the Proyecto Albatros y Petreles - Uruguay.  Final issue No. 9, June 2012.  ISSN 1688-4406.  Editors: Martin Abreu, Andres Domingo, Sebastian Jimenez & Javier Lenzi.  In Spanish, not currently available on line.

Boletim Técnico Científico do Projeto Albatroz

Bulletin of Projeto Albatroz.  No. 1 of 2014, latest issue No. 6 of 2020.  Editor: Dimas Gianuca.  ISSN: 2359-330X.  In Portuguese.

Boletín Pacífíco Sur

Newsletter of the BirdLife Albatross Task Force in Chile.  No. 1 of July 2010, Last issue No. 3 of December 2012.  Editors: Luis Cabezas, Cristian Suazo & Oliver Yates.  In Spanish. No longer issued.

Bycatch Bylines

First issue No. 1 of October 2011, final issue No. 32 of June 2018.  Produced by the New Zealand Department of Conservation.

Bycatch Communication Network Newsletter

Electronic newsletter. No. 1 issued April 2006. Last issue: No. 11, November/December 2008.  Not restricted to bycatch of birds but included cetaceans and turtles. Editor: Emma Bradshaw. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Chronicles from the Secretariat.  Magazine of the Regional Fishery Body Secretariats’ Network

Electronic magazine. Latest issue No.19 of July 2020.

Egg Rock Update

Annual electronic newsletter of the Seabird Restoration Program of the National Audubon Society.  Available on-line from 1978.  Latest issue 2019.  Carries updates on restoration/translocation projects, including on procellariiform seabirds.

The Hutton's Shearwater Charitable Trust Newsletter

Electronic newsletter.  Latest issue No. 23, February 2020.  ISSN 1179-5646.

The Ocean Guardian

Electronic newsletter. First issue, January 2012, latest issue No. 4, June 2012.  Editor: Johanna Pierre.  Renamed Bycatch Bylines with first issue No. 1 of October 2011.

Sea Change

Electronic newsletter of BirdLife International's Marine Programme.  No. 1 undated but issued October 2005. Current issue No.15, July 2019.  Contact: Rory Crawford @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Seabird Conservation Newsletter

Newsletter of the IAATO - Save the Albatross Campaign, which is run by The Albatross Project of Birds Australia (  IAATO is the International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators ( No. 1 issued July 2006; No. 2, August 2007, No. 3, October 2008; No. 4, October 2009.  Editor: Patricia Silva, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Southern Seabirds Solutions

The Southern Seabird Solutions Trust (based in New Zealand) was formed in July 2002 to promote the adoption of fishing practices that avoid mortality of southern hemisphere seabirds. Newsletter No. 1 issued September 2002. Last issue: No. 16 of  December 2011.

Taiko Chat

Newsletter of the Chathams Islands Taiko Trust.  No. 1 issued September 2010.  Covers Magenta Petrel or Taiko Pterodroma magentae and Chatham Island Petrel P. axillaris.

Tītī Times

Newsletter of the Kia Mau te Tītī Mo Ake Tōnu Atu (Keep the Titi Forever) research project, based in New Zealand. Concentrated on the Sooty Shearwater (Titi) Puffinus griseus. No. 1 issued January 1995. Final issue: No. 22, August 2010.  Back issues are free on request. . Editors (No. 20): Jamie Newman, Henrik Moller (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Ben Knight.

Last updated 22 October 2020

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