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Pink-Footed Shearwater

  • By Greg Hester

…Presentation] Adams J., J. C. Mangel, J. Alfaro-Shigueto, P. Hodum, K. D. Hyrenbach, V. Colodro, P. Palavecino, M. Donoso, and J. H. Norris. Conservation implications of Pinkfooted Shearwater (Puffinus creatopus) movements and fishery interactions off South America assessed using multiple methods. 40th Annual Pacific Seabird Conference, Portland, OR 20-24 February 2013. [Spoken Presentation] Phillips, E., J. Zamon, J. Adams, K….

Juan Fernández Islands: Of Fences and Fardelas

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…February 2, 2015 Jessie Beck checking Pinkfooted Shearwater burrows with a wireless infra-red camera called Pukamanu. I clamber up a steep slope of crumbly rock, sculpted over centuries by the wind into fantastic mini spires and castles. We are in the rain shadow section of Robinson Crusoe Island, Chile, and the landscape is a desert, with barren white and…

Following the Long Distance Traveler of Isla Mocha

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…March 20, 2015 A Pinkfooted Shearwater outfitted with a GPS tag to record the locations of its foraging trips. This data will be used to assess at-sea threats for the birds, such as bycatch in fisheries. Photo by: Jonathan Felis. I check my watch once again. 5:15 AM. I stare into the pitch black, complete darkness of the forest…

People

  • By Greg Hester

…Felton, CA Apply for 2018-19   Job Opening: Conservation Fence Design and Construction Manager, Term Sept 2018 – December 2019 Oikonos is seeking an individual who will play a leadership role in designing (2018) and constructing (2019) a 900 m cattle and rabbit-proof fence to protect a Pinkfooted Shearwater colony in Robinson Crusoe Island, Chile. The applicant will join a…

Juan Fernández Islands: Isla Santa Clara Sin Conejos

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…they competed with the Pink-foots for burrow space and often excluded them from their own homes. This trip, however, we didn’t see any rabbits, because the island is now rabbit-free! Santa Clara is home to 3 species of seabirds: Left to right an egg of a Pinkfooted Shearwater, a De Filippi’s Petrel, and potentially a White-bellied Storm-petrel. All were old,…

Isla Mocha

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…Conservation Concerns Isla Mocha is home to the largest breeding colonies of the Pinkfooted shearwater (Puffinus creatopus); approximately, 70% of the world’s population nest here. The island is also rich in other wildlife, including the endemic frog Eupsophus insularis, and terrestrial birds such as the endemic Chucao de la Mocha (Scelorchilus rubecula mochae) and the Churrín de la Mocha (Eugralla…

Publications

  • By Greg Hester

…of data gathered 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 Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes from Kure Atoll, Hawai`i: Linking chick diet remains and parental at-sea…

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, Pinkfooted Shearwater, Másafuera Rayadito, Critically Endangered Petrels Restoration: Nesting habitat propogation, introduced mammal impacts, incipient…

Juan Fernández Islands: El Principio

  • By M.H.

…seabirds. The islands are the sole breeding site globally for Juan Fernández Petrel, Stejneger’s Petrel, and a subspecies of White-bellied Storm-petrel. It is also a globally significant colony for Pinkfooted Shearwater (Fardela blanca), De Filippi’s Petrel, and the wider-spread, but rare and declining, Kermedec Petrel. These seabirds are all in the tubenose family of seabirds, smaller relatives of the albatrosses….

What We Do

  • By M.H.

…Nest Tunnels Wireless Burrow Cameras – Pukamanu Motion Sensor Burrow Lights – BUMs Education & Training Ocean Stewardship Tools – Winged Ambassadors and Albatross Boluses Marine Conservation Career Training – Wings & Fins Learning about climate change – Antarctic Penguins Endemic & Threatened Species Másafuera Rayadito DeFilippi’s or Masatierra Petrel Juan Fernández Firecrown Pinkfooted Shearwater Juan Fernández Petrel Stejneger’s Petrel…