Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

  • Books and monographs published on albatrosses and petrels

    A list of books and monographs published on the biology and conservation of albatrosses and petrels (including shearwaters, storm petrels and diving petrels) follows. Note that books such as field guides and handbooks with a greater taxonomic coverage...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/resources/publications-on-acap-species/1090-books-and-monographs-published-on-albatrosses-and-petrels
  • Newsletters on procellariiform seabirds and bycatch issues

    on restoration/translocation projects, including on procellariiform seabirds. http://projectpuffin.org/ERU.html . The Hutton's Shearwater Charitable Trust Newsletter Electronic newsletter. Latest issue No. 17, February 2016. ISSN 1179-5646....

    https://www.acap.aq/en/resources/publications-on-acap-species/1087-newsletters-on-procellariiform-seabirds-and-bycatch-issues
  • Children's books and fictional accounts on albatrosses and petrels

    Bennetts, J.M. 2007. Where's Titi? New Zealand Endangered Species Series Book 3. Emjay Publishing. 21 pp. ( Hutton's Shearwater). http://www.amazon.co.uk/Wheres-Titi-Zealand-Endangered-Species-ebook/dp/B005OGZT8S Bolton, Bill & Shaw, Mark 2011. I Can't...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/resources/publications-on-acap-species/1086-childrens-books-on-albatrosses-and-petrels
  • Flesh-footed Shearwaters are at risk from longline fisheries in Australian waters

    The Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carnepeis along with several shearwaters of the genus Puffinus and Calonectris has been identified by ACAP as a potential candidate for listing within the Agreement (Cooper & Baker 2008, Cooper 2010). There are two...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/23-2010-news-archive/697-flesh-footed-shearwaters-are-at-risk-from-longline-fisheries-in-australian-waters
  • Australia publishes on the state of its island birds for 2010

    "Since 2003 Birds Australia has produced an annual State of Australia's Birds (SOAB) report. The reports collate and disseminate information on trends in bird populations to inform Australians of the status of their birds and help bring about improved...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/23-2010-news-archive/721-australia-publishes-on-the-state-of-its-island-birds-for-2010
  • Threatened shearwaters and the Albatross and Petrel Agreement

    Knights Islands, New Zealand, Vulnerable ), Heinroth's P. heinrothi (Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, Vulnerable ), Hutton's P. huttoni (Seaward Kaikoura Range, New Zealand, Endangered ), Newell's P. newelli (Hawaiian Islands, USA, Endangered ) and...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/840-threatened-shearwaters-and-the-albatross-and-petrel-agreement
  • Making a difference: Hutton's Shearwater, an Endangered New Zealand endemic seabird, gets community support

    The Hutton's Shearwater Charitable Trust was formed in 2008 to encourage and promote the conservation, research, public education and sustainable management of Hutton's Shearwater Puffinus huttoni. Hutton's Shearwater is an Endangered seabird endemic...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/853-making-a-difference-huttons-shearwater-an-endangered-new-zealand-endemic-seabird-gets-community-support
  • Putting seabirds back where they belong: active restoration projects around the World

    ACAP-listed Black Petrels Procellaria parkinsoni ( click here ) and Fluttering Puffinus gavia ( click here ) and Hutton's P. huttoni ( click here ) Shearwaters in New Zealand. Giving consideration to what other ACAP-listed species may be likely to...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/199-putting-seabirds-back-where-they-belong-active-restoration-projects-around-the-world
  • Trace metals in Flesh-footed Shearwaters: mercury a concern?

    Alexander Bond ( Department of Biology , Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada) and Jennifer Lavers , writing in the Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology , have looked at trace metal levels in the feathers of Flesh-footed...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/197-trace-metals-in-flesh-footed-shearwaters-mercury-a-concern
  • Growing concerns for the Flesh-footed Shearwater: should it be accorded a threatened status?

    For hundreds of years seabirds have dominated the ocean environment, soaring over pristine waters in search of productive upwelling areas where fish congregate. However, over the last few decades, these same foraging "hot spots" have contained not only...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/184-growing-concerns-for-the-flesh-footed-shearwater-should-it-be-accorded-a-threatened-status
  • Is recreational fishing a threat to albatrosses and petrels?

    and most commonly Sooty P. griseus Shearwaters killed by either entanglement or hook-swallowing from recreational fishing. Hutton's P. huttoni and Fluttering P. gavia Shearwaters have also been drowned in (presumably non-commercial) set nets. Only a few...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/161-is-recreational-fishing-a-threat-to-albatrosses-and-petrels
  • Hutton's Shearwaters of New Zealand get their own movie (and a new translocation)

    The Hutton's Shearwater Puffinus huttoni is a Critically Endangered seabird endemic to the South Island of New Zealand, where it breeds in a few relict colonies (click here). As a consequence the Hutton's Shearwater Charitable Trust was formed in...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/149-huttons-shearwaters-of-new-zealand-get-their-own-movie-and-a-new-translocation
  • The Hutton's Shearwater Charitable Trust

    The Hutton’s Shearwater Charitable Trust was formed in October 2008 to encourage and promote the preservation, conservation, research, public education, and sustainable management of Hutton’s Shearwater Puffinus huttoni, a New Zealand endemic.

    https://www.acap.aq/en/component/weblinks/weblink/39-national-non-governmental-organisations/125-the-huttons-shearwater-charitable-trust-?Itemid=101
  • A call for volunteers: feeding translocated Endangered Hutton's Shearwater chicks in New Zealand

    Hutton's Shearwater Puffinus huttoni is an Endangered species, endemic to New Zealand, which breeds only near Kaikoura on the mainland of South Island. The Hutton's Shearwater Charitable Trust was formed in October 2008 to encourage and promote the...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1214-a-call-for-volunteers-feeding-translocated-endangered-huttons-shearwater-chicks-in-new-zealand
  • Australia considers listing the Flesh-footed Shearwater under its Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act

    Flesh-footed Shearwater at sea Photograph by Tim Reid The Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes has been identified as a potential candidate for inclusion within ACAP. It is listed as of Least Concern globally, but has been considered at risk in...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1328-australia-considers-listing-the-flesh-footed-shearwater-under-its-environmental-protection-and-biodiversity-conservation-act
  • Predator-proof fences are helping to protect procellariiform seabirds, including ACAP-listed albatrosses and petrels

    other predators. A predator-proof fence was erected to protect an existing peninsular translocation site in 2010 by the Hutton's Shearwater Charitable Trust . Translocation and hand-feeding of chicks inot the site was undertaken from 2005 to 2008 and...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1359-predator-proof-fences-are-helping-to-protect-procellariiform-seabirds-including-acap-listed-albatrosses-and-petrels
  • New Zealand’s albatrosses and petrels are most at risk from set net and longline fisheries

    Stephanie. Rowe ( Marine Conservation Services Programme , Department of Conservation, New Zealand) reports on a workshop that assessed risk to seabirds from New Zealand fisheries. The report’s abstract follows: “A qualitative (Level 1) risk assessment...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1385-new-zealand-s-albatrosses-and-petrels-are-most-at-risk-from-set-net-and-longline-fisheries
  • New study states plastic ingested by Flesh-footed Shearwaters is highest reported for any marine vertebrate

    Jennifer Lavers ( School of Biological Sciences , Monash University, Victoria, Australia) and colleagues have published in the journal Environmental Pollution on plastic loads in fledgling Flesh-footed Shearwaters Puffinus carneipes . The paper’s...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/1647-new-study-states-plastic-ingested-by-flesh-footed-shearwaters-is-highest-reported-for-any-marine-vertebrate
  • Fluttering Shearwater translocation in New Zealand is a learning experience for Kauai’s Newell’s Shearwaters and Ramsay’s Manx Shearwaters

    New Zealand is a world leader in developing techniques for and undertaking the translocation of burrowing seabird chicks to create new or restore extinct colonies. Translocation attempts in New Zealand have included such procellariiform species as the...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/1685-fluttering-shearwater-translocation-in-new-zealand-is-a-learning-experience-for-kauai-s-newell-s-shearwaters-and-ramsay-s-manx-shearwaters
  • Going walk about: translocated Hutton’s Shearwater chicks visit each other’s nest boxes

    Lindsay Rowe ( Hutton's Shearwater Charitable Trust ) writes in the New Zealand journal Notornis on movements of translocated pre-fledgling Hutton’s Shearwater Puffinus huttoni . The paper’s abstract follows: “Over 100 Hutton’s shearwater ( Puffinus...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/1784-going-walk-about-translocated-hutton-s-shearwater-chicks-visit-each-other-s-nest-boxes

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