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Exploring Albatross Movements

  • By Greg Hester

Black-footed Albatross. (Photo: Peter Hodum) Black-footed Albatross Conservation Oikonos is collaborating with multiple partners to improve our understanding of albatross ecology toward effective conservation and stewardship of highly migratory species. 1. Enhance the understanding of Black-footed Albatross (Phoebastria nigripes) foraging and movement patterns, and overlap with longline fisheries and concentrations of marine debris across the North Pacific 2….

Publications

  • By Greg Hester

…J. 2018. Biological Conservation, 217: 407-418.   Plastic ingestion by Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes from Kure Atoll, Hawai`i: Linking chick diet remains and parental at-sea foraging distributions Hyrenbach, K.D., Hester, M.M., Adams, J., Titmus, A.J., Michael, P., Wahl, T., Chang, C., Marie, A., Vanderlip, C. 2017. Marine Ornithology, 45: 225-236.     Community-wide patterns of plastic ingestion in seabirds breeding…

Marine Plastic Pollution

  • By Greg Hester

…the Northern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis), as an Indicator of Marine Plastic Pollution Terepocki A., Summer Research. Paper 160. (2012) A northwestern Pacific metric of pelagic marine debris: plastic ingestion by Black-footed Albatross from Kure Atoll, Hawai‘i Titmus A., Hester M., Michael P., Adams J., Vanderlip C., Hyrenbach D. Pacific Seabird Group O’ahu, Hawai‘i (2012) Boluses reveal species-specific and colony-based differences…

What We Study

  • By Greg Hester

…Prev Next Endemic & Threatened Chile Species Másafuera Rayadito DeFilippi’s or Masatierra Petrel Juan Fernández Firecrown Pink-footed Shearwater Juan Fernández Petrel Stejneger’s Petrel Kermadec Petrel Mocha Island Ground Frog Ecosystem Indicators Northern Fulmar Sooty Shearwater Wedge-tailed Shearwater Short-tailed Shearwater Black-footed Albatross Laysan Albatross Tristram’s Storm-petrel Ashy Storm-petrel Rhinoceros Auklets Cassin’s Auklets Western Gulls Pigeon Guillemots Pelagic Cormorants Brandt’s…

Hawai‘i Lab

  • By Greg Hester

…Pelagic Plastic Pollution Winged Ambassadors for Ocean Stewardship Wings and Fins Career Training Focal Species Wedge-tailed Shearwater Black-footed Albatross Laysan Albatross Tristram’s Storm-petrel Hawaiian Petrel Christmas Shearwaters Red-footed Bobby Partners State of Hawaii DOFAW HPU Pelagicos Lab \ U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service U.S. Geological Survey Check out what’s New at the Hawai’i Lab – click below    …

Seabird & Fishery Interactions

  • By M.H.

…mortality in Chilean fisheries and educate fishermen about seabird bycatch and mitigation methods. Link to Programs Bycatch in Longline Fisheries, Alaska and Hawaii U.S. Fleets Sustainable Fisheries, Developing a Stranding Network in coastal Chile Tracking albatross overlap with longline fisheries, North Pacific Tracking shearwater overlap with mulitple fisheries, Chile Focal Species Pink-footed Shearwater Black-footed Albatross Northern Fulmar Short-tailed Shearwater…