Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

  • **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/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/1004-opportunities-to-see-albatrosses-at-the-pacific-seabird-group-conference-in-hawaii-in-february-2012
  • Two Short-tailed Albatrosses start breeding on Kure Atoll, Hawaii for the second year, but once more both are females

    The rarest of the three North Pacific albatross species, the Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus has until last year only been documented breeding successfully on islands off Japan, despite increasing sightings of individuals amongst other...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/774-two-short-tailed-albatrosses-start-breeding-on-kure-atoll-hawaii-for-the-second-year-but-once-more-both-are-females
  • UPDATED: Midway Atoll's Short-tailed Albatross pair has an egg for the second year

    Following its successful breeding last season on Eastern Island, Midway Atoll the Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus pair is back this month, with the male currently incubating. Visit "Pete at Midway " · to see a photo of the male on its egg...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/786-midway-atolls-short-tailed-albatross-pair-has-an-egg-for-the-second-year
  • Translocation and hand-rearing techniques for threatened albatrosses

    Tomohiro Deguchi (Division of Avian Conservation, Yamashina Institute for Ornithology , Japan) and colleagues writing on-line in the journal Bird Conservation International describe the techniques they have developed to translocate three species of...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/817-translocation-and-hand-rearing-techniques-for-threatened-albatrosses
  • Midway Atoll's second Short-tailed Albatross chick fledges

    The pair of Short-tailed Albatrosses Phoebastria albatrus that have been breeding on East Island, part of the USA's Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge in the North West Hawaiian Islands, for the second year in succession have now successfully...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/58-midway-atolls-second-short-tailed-albatross-chick-fledges
  • The Pacific Seabird Group’s 40th Annual Meeting has been hearing about albatrosses and petrels this week

    The Pacific Seabird Group has been holding its 40th Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. this week. Abstracts of presented papers (both oral and poster) are available for reading on line . A list of those presentations that consider ACAP-listed...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1298-the-pacific-seabird-group-s-40th-annual-meeting-has-been-hearing-about-albatrosses-and-petrels-this-week
  • ACAP Breeding Site No. 37. Midway Atoll: Black-footed, Laysan and Short-tailed Albatrosses within a World Heritage Site

    A satellite view of Midway Atoll showing its fringing reef and Sand (the larger) and Eastern Islands Photograph from WorldView-2, DigitalGlobe Midway Atoll is one the USA’s North-western Hawaiian Islands. Made a National Wildlife Refuge in 1988 it...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1434-acap-breeding-site-no-36-midway-atoll-black-footed-laysan-and-short-tailed-albatrosses-within-a-world-heritage-site
  • Short-tailed Albatrosses return once more to Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and to Kure Atoll

    Two Short-tailed Albatrosses Phoebastria albatrus have returned to the USA’s Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge in the North Pacific. On 27 October 2013 on Eastern Island an adult male was found resting close to the site where he and his mate have...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1553-short-tailed-albatrosses-return-once-more-to-midway-atoll-national-wildlife-refuge
  • Wisdom, the sexaganerian Laysan Albatross and her mate are back incubating on Midway Atoll once more

    Wisdom the famous Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis of Midway Atoll in the North Pacific laid her latest egg on 29 November 2013 - exactly a year and one day since she laid her egg in 2012. Wisdom is thought to be the oldest banded wild bird in...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1589-wisdom-the-sexagenarian-laysan-albatross-and-her-mate-are-back-incubating-on-midway-atoll-once-more
  • Female-female pairing in Laysan Albatrosses: a radio interview with Lindsay Young

    Listen to a radio interview with ACAP News Correspondent, Lindsay Young of Pacific Rim Conservation on female-female pairing in Near Threatened Laysan Albatrosses Phoebastria immutabilis in Hawaii ( click here ). Laysan Albatrosses on Midway Atoll....

    https://www.acap.aq/news/latest-news/1613-female-female-pairing-in-laysan-albatrosses-a-radio-interview-with-lindsay-young
  • The Short-tailed Albatrosses of Midway Atoll get ready to hatch their egg

    A pair of Vulnerable Short-tailed Albatrosses Phoebastria albatrus are currently aiming to hatch their third egg on Eastern Island, part of the USA’s Midway Atoll . Click here to watch a recent video clip from the nest’s webcam. Midway's male...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/latest-news/1614-the-short-tailed-albatrosses-of-midway-atoll-get-ready-to-hatch-their-egg
  • The Short-tailed Albatrosses of Midway Atoll hatch their third egg

    The Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus pair breeding on Midway Atoll’s Eastern Island for the third time successfully hatched its egg on 9 January ( click here ). “A year ago last fall, the male returned and patiently waited but the female...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/latest-news/1620-the-short-tailed-albatrosses-of-midway-atoll-hatch-their-third-egg
  • UPDATE: Petition has reached 4188 signatures requesting the USA to ratify ACAP

    UPDATE: The petition now aims to collect 5000 signatures and to date has reached a total of 2804 ( 07 February 2014) and 4188 (08 March 2014). The National Audubon Society , an NGO based in the USA, has initiated an on-line petition that requests US...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/latest-news/1635-petition-approaches-2500-signatures-requesting-the-usa-to-ratify-acap
  • ACAP’s Executive Secretary, Warren Papworth to present a seminar in the USA next week on that country becoming a Party to the Agreement

    Warren Papworth, Executive Secretariat of the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels will next week give a lecture in the NOAA Central Library Brown Bag Seminar Series in Washington, D.C., USA on 27 February on the subject “Why the...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/latest-news/1670-acap-s-executive-secretary-warren-papworth-to-present-a-seminar-in-the-usa-next-week-on-that-country-becoming-a-party-to-the-agreement
  • ACAP Breeding Site No. 68. Laysan Island and its albatrosses form part of USA’s Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

    One of the USA’s Northwestern Hawaiian Islands ( NHWI) in the North Pacific, Laysan Island is a raised coral atoll with a central 70-ha hypersaline lake. Its area is about 4 km² (1.6 by 2.4 km); it is one of the largest islands in the NHWI chain. The...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/latest-news/1715-acap-breeding-site-no-68-laysan-island-and-its-albatrosses-form-part-of-usa-s-papahanaumokuakea-marine-national-monument
  • UPDATED Mystery chick found on Nakodojima: a sixth breeding locality for the Short-tailed Albatross?

    The Vulnerable Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus breeds mainly on the Japanese island of Torishima (Izu Islands) and on Minami-kojima in the disputed Senkaku Islands . A single STAL pair has bred successfully several times on Eastern Island,...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/latest-news/1759-mystery-chick-found-on-nakodojima-a-sixth-breeding-locality-for-the-short-tailed-albatross
  • The Short-tailed Albatross pair on Midway Atoll fledges its third chick in four years

    only breeding Short-tails outside islands belonging to Japan (noting that ownership of one locality is disputed). A Midway Short-tailed Albatross, photograph by Dan Clark Click here to access earlier reports in ACAP Latest News on Midway’s now-famous...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/latest-news/1800-the-short-tailed-albatross-pair-on-midway-atoll-fledges-its-third-chick-in-four-years
  • Sixty-something Wisdom the Laysan Albatross returns to Midway for yet another breeding season

    Wisdom , the World’s oldest-known Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis , now considered to be at least 64 years old and first banded as an adult in 1956, was sighted preening her mate (band number G000) on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge on...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/latest-news/1955-sixty-something-wisdom-the-laysan-albatross-returns-to-midway-for-yet-another-breeding-season
  • The end of breeding by Short-tailed Albatrosses on Midway Atoll?

    A single pair of Vulnerable Short-tailed Albatrosses Phoebastria a lbatrus has bred successfully in three of the four seasons since 2010/11 on the USA’s Midway Atoll , one of the North-Western Hawaiian Islands, as regularly reported in ACAP Latest News...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/latest-news/1989-the-end-of-breeding-by-short-tailed-albatrosses-on-midway-atoll
  • A Future for Seabirds: the Pacific Seabird Group meets next week to hear about North Pacific albatrosses (and other procellariiforms)

    The Pacific Seabird Group will be holding its 42nd Annual Meeting next week in San Jose, California, USA, with the theme “A Future for Seabirds”. According to the meeting’s abstract book 10 presentations will be given on the three species of...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/latest-news/2036-a-future-for-seabirds-the-pacific-seabird-group-meets-next-week-to-hear-about-north-pacific-albatrosses-and-other-procellariiforms

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