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Pink-Footed Shearwater

  • By Greg Hester

Migratory routes and at-sea threats to Pinkfooted Shearwaters. Report to the 7th meeting of the Seabird Bycatch Working Group at the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels meeting, La Serena, Chile, 2016. Recent Presentations Jonathan Felis, Josh Adams, Ryan Carle, Peter Hodum, Valentina Colodro, Verónica Lopez, & Seth Newsome. Migratory routes and wintering areas of Pinkfooted Shearwaters (Ardenna…

Juan Fernández Islands: Of Fences and Fardelas

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Pinkfooted Shearwaters on Robinson Crusoe Island, in the Juan Fernández Islands of Chile. Our job is to identify and mark a sample of burrows to determine the occupancy rate, hatching success, and chick survival of the Pinkfooted Shearwaters (known as Fardelas Blancas in Chile) in this colony. This particular colony, called Tierra Blanca for its white volcanic soil that gives…

Following the Long Distance Traveler of Isla Mocha

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areas, and hopefully, inform management action to reduce the risk of bycatch. There are estimated to be about 28,000 breeding pairs of Fardela Blancas in the world, so 1000 or more adults dying in bycatch each year is a serious issue. A fluffy Pinkfooted Shearwater chick awaits a meal in its nest burrow. Pinkfooted Shearwater pairs raise only one chick…

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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…A young pup of the Juan Fernandez Fur Seal, only found in thearchipelago. Hiking through the grasses, Jessie, Sara, and I searched for the burrows of Pinkfooted Shearwaters, tucked away in the nooks and crannies of the plain. Like the best of us, they enjoy the company of neighbors and tend to nest in small colonies of burrows (think shearwater

Publications

  • By Greg Hester

…Keiper C., Carver M. 2012. Conservation of the Pinkfooted Shearwater Final Report 2016 . Hodum, P., M. Flores, V. Colodro, V. López, H. Gutiérrez, R. Carle, T. Varela, and P. González (2016). Unpublished report to American Bird Conservancy. Conservation Implications of Pinkfooted Shearwater Movements and Fishery Interactions Assessed Using Multiple Methods. Mangel, J.C., J. Adams, J. Alfaro-Shigueto, P. Hodum, K.D….

Isla Mocha

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…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 paradoxa), among…

Juan Fernández Islands: El Principio

  • By M.H.

…are highly pelagic and typically make impressively long trips at sea to gather food for their chicks. The Pinkfooted Shearwaters, in fact, travel during the winter all the way from Chile to West Coast of the U.S. Their amazing migration provides a connection across hemispheres and cultures—the fate of the Pinkfooted Shearwaters is in the hands of not only Chile,…

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 and invasive…

What We Do

  • By M.H.

…change – Antarctic Penguins Endemic & Threatened Species Másafuera Rayadito DeFilippi’s or Masatierra Petrel Juan Fernández Firecrown Pinkfooted Shearwater Juan Fernández Petrel Stejneger’s Petrel Kermadec Petrel Mocha Island Ground Frog Black-footed Albatross Ashy Storm-petrel Cassin’s Auklets   Completed Accomplished Projects West Cliff California Coastal Restoration Taiaroa Head, New Zealand Shearwater Restoration Whale Strikes in California Shipping Lanes Sea Turtles throughout…