Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

  • Manx Shearwaters get home by sun compass

    photograph by Nathan Fletcher Reference: Padget, O., Bond, S.L., Kavelaars, M.M., van Loon, E., Bolton, M., Fayet, A.L., Syposz, M., Roberts, S. & Guilford, T. 2018. In situ clock shift reveals that the sun compass contributes to orientation in a...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/2948-manx-shearwaters-get-home-by-sun-compass
  • Wind, moon and light: modelling groundings of fledging Manx Shearwaters

    Martyna Syposz ( Department of Biology , Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK) and colleagues have an open-access paper accepted for the journal Ibis on light-affected groundings of Manx Shearwaters Puffinus puffinus . The paper’s abstract follows:...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/2972-wind-moon-and-light-modelling-groundings-of-fledging-manx-shearwaters
  • Haven’t the foggiest: light pollution causes more building collisions in Manx Shearwaters

    used for the experimental light source on Skomer Island - from the publication Guilford, T., Padget, O., Bond, S. & Syposz, M.M. 2019. Light pollution causes object collisions during local nocturnal manoeuvring flight by adult Manx Shearwaters Puffinus...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3287-haven-t-the-foggiest-light-pollution-causes-more-building-collisions-in-manx-shearwaters
  • Manx Shearwater groundings in Scotland influenced by moon and wind

    Martyna Syposz (Department of Biology, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK) and colleagues have published open access in the journal Ibis on the reasons for the grounding of fledgling Manx Shearwaters Puffinus puffinus. The paper’s abstract...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3399-manx-shearwater-groundings-in-scotland-influenced-by-moon-and-wind
  • Maiden flights of nocturnally fledging Manx Shearwaters: which way to go?

    A Manx Shearwater close to fledging at its burrow mouth, photograph by Jaclyn Pearson Martyna Syposz (Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, UK) and colleagues have published in the in the Journal of Avian Biology on fledging...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3878-maiden-flights-of-nocturnally-fledging-manx-shearwaters-which-way-to-go
  • Red best. Mitigating light pollution on Manx Shearwaters by varying wavelengths

    A Manx Shearwater rests among flowers on a breeding island, photograph by Chris Perrins Msrtyna Syposz (Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK) and colleagues have published in the open-access journal Scientific Reports on laspects of ight...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/4173-red-best-mitigating-light-pollution-on-max-shearwaters-by-varying-wavelengths

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