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Juan Fernández Firecrown

  • By Greg Hester

…Juan Fernandez Firecrown Protect critically endangered species As part of an ongoing conservation program focused on the critically endangered Juan Fernández Firecrown (Sephanoides fernandensis), we are currently focusing on the following objectives: Invasive plant control in the established Plazoleta del Yunque study area Population monitoring using newly established protocols Create a citizen science program to compliment population monitoring…

Juan Fernández Islands

  • By Greg Hester

…Juan Fernandez female firecrown feeding. Photo by Kevin D. Mack Vision Oikonos’s work in the Juan Fernández Archipelago focuses on conserving globally threatened species and ecosystems through long-term collaborations with local communities, government agencies and non-profit organizations. Projects Wildlife Protection: Juan Fernández Firecrown, Pink-footed Shearwater, Másafuera Rayadito, Critically Endangered Petrels Restoration: Nesting habitat propogation, introduced mammal impacts, incipient…

Juan Fernández Islands: Rescuing the Plants

  • By eggedit

…such as the endemic Juan Fernández Firecrown hummingbird). Jessie and I have been very impressed this (austral) summer with the various conservation programs being implemented by CONAF (the Chilean park service), Oikonos, Island Conservation, and Rescatemos Juan Fernández (an organization founded by students that brings volunteers to the island each summer to work on conservation projects). The first order of…

Juan Fernández Islands: El Principio

  • By M.H.

…endemic luma and naranjillo trees. Perhaps the most charismatic of the unique species of the islands is the Juan Fernández Firecrown—a bright red, feisty hummingbird found only on Robinson Crusoe island. There are only about 1,500 Firecrowns left, and they are highly dependent on the island’s unique native plants for their nectar source. The islands are also home to unique…

Oikonos Chile

  • By Greg Hester

…Project Page Links Conservation & Restoration of Island Ecosystems Isla Mocha Juan Fernández Islands Threatened Wildlife Juan Fernández Firecrown Másafuera Rayadito DeFilippi’s or Masatierra Petrel Pink-footed Shearwater Juan Fernández Petrel Stejneger’s Petrel Kermadec Petrel Migrating Fardela – Connecting the Americas Pink-footed Shearwater   Contact Peter Hodum Valentina Colodro Cristian Perez Oikonos Ecosystem Knowledge Yerbas Buenas 498, Valparaíso, Chile  …

Pink-Footed Shearwater

  • By Greg Hester

…cats have had a significant impact on native wildlife on the Juan Fernández Islands. Research on Robinson Crusoe has demonstrated predation by feral cats on Pink-footed Shearwaters in their breeding colonies. Recognizing the impacts of cats not only on shearwaters but also on other native birds, including the critically endangered Juan Fernández firecrown, the island community is now working cooperatively…

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…