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Exploring Albatross Movements

  • By Greg Hester

Blackfooted Albatross. (Photo: Peter Hodum) Blackfooted 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 Blackfooted Albatross (Phoebastria nigripes) foraging and movement patterns, and overlap with longline fisheries and concentrations of marine debris across the North Pacific 2. Participate in…

Publications

  • By Greg Hester

…through the monitoring program of the Pinkfooted shearwater (Ardenna creatopus) in Isla Mocha National Reserve, 2010-2016 Reyes-Cabrera, G., Colodro, V., Herrera, J., Astete, F., Varela, T., Millalén, B., Gajardo, A., López, V., & Hodum, P. 2017. Biodiversidata, 5 Plastic ingestion by Blackfooted Albatross Phoebastria nigripes from Kure Atoll, Hawai`i: Linking chick diet remains and parental at-sea foraging distributions Hyrenbach, K.D.,…

Marine Plastic Pollution

  • By Greg Hester

…tristrami) chicks from French Frigate Shoals, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Youngren, S.M., Rapp, D.C., Hyrenbach, K.D. 2018. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 128: 369–378. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.01.053   First Quantification of Plastic Ingestion by Short-Tailed Albatross Phoebastria Albatrus Donnelly-Greenan, E., Hyrenbach, D., Beck, J., Fitzgerald, S., Nevins, H., & Hester, M. 2018. Marine Ornithology, 46: 79–84.   Plastic ingestion by Blackfooted Albatross Phoebastria nigripes from…

What We Do

  • By M.H.

…Island, California Taiaroa Head, New Zealand Juan Fernández Islands, Chile Rakiura South Cape Islands, New Zealand Ecosystem Research BiOPs Network – Biological Indicators of Ocean Plastic Pollution Sustainable Fisheries and Seabird Bycatch in Chile, Alaska and Hawai‘i fisheries Blackfooted Albatross, throughout the North Pacific Pink-footed Shearwaters, from Chile to Canada Central Pacific Seabirds, Main Hawaiian Islands Wilson’s and Red-necked Phalaropes,…

Wings & Fins

  • By M.H.

…1, 2019 to January 30, 2020. Marine Science Volunteer & Work Study Opportunities on Oahu, Hawaii. Contact David Hyrenbach, david@oikonos.org Prev Next 2019 Scholars Trainees Alexa Ottens, Marine Biology Undergraduate, HPU Project: Hawaiian albatross plastic ingestion Sponsor: HPU; Mentor: David Hyrenbach Interns Ciera McQuaid, Marine Biology Undergraduate, HPU Project: Hawaiian albatross plastic ingestion Sponsor: HPU; Mentor: David Hyrenbach Sierra Kohls,…

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 Blackfooted Albatross Laysan Albatross Tristram’s Storm-petrel Ashy Storm-petrel Rhinoceros Auklets Cassin’s Auklets Western Gulls Pigeon Guillemots Pelagic Cormorants Brandt’s Cormorants Black

Seabird Bycatch Investigations

  • By M.H.

…we conduct necropsies, collect samples, and analyze data to inform the conservation of several migratory species in the North Pacific. Maximize scientific sampling from seabird species incidentally caught in U.S. commercial fisheries Support Oikonos Blackfooted and Laysan Albatross Conservation projects via investigations of population-level impacts of U.S. longline fisheries on these species Work within the Biological Indicators of Ocean Plastic…

Seabird & Fishery Interactions

  • By M.H.

…bycatch and mitigation methods. Link to Programs Bycatch in Longline Fisheries, Alaska and Hawaii U.S. Fleets Determine the source colonies of Northern Fulmars killed in fisheries Sustainable Fisheries, Developing a Stranding Network in coastal Chile Tracking albatross overlap with longline fisheries, North Pacific Tracking shearwater overlap with multiple fisheries, Chile Focal Species Pink-footed Shearwater Blackfooted Albatross Northern Fulmar Short-tailed Shearwater…

Hawai‘i Lab

  • By Greg Hester

…of Pelagic Plastic Pollution Winged Ambassadors for Ocean Stewardship Wings and Fins Career Training Focal Species Wedge-tailed Shearwater Blackfooted 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    …