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Pink-Footed Shearwater

  • By Greg Hester

…Migratory routes and at-sea threats to Pink-footed 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 Pink-footed Shearwaters (Ardenna…

Juan Fernández Islands: Of Fences and Fardelas

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Pink-footed 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 Pink-footed 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 Pink-footed Shearwater chick awaits a meal in its nest burrow. Pink-footed Shearwater pairs raise only one chick…

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 Pink-footed 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

Protected: Publications 2019

  • By Greg Hester

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…P., Sanz-Aguilar, A., Spatz, D., Travers, M., Votier, S., Wanless, R., Woehler, E., Chiaradia, A. 2019. Frontiers in Marine Science 6(94)doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00094 Eastern Pacific migration strategies of pink-footed shearwaters Ardenna creatopus: implications for fisheries interactions and international conservation. Felis, J., Adams, J., Hodum, P., González, A., Carle, R., Colodro, V. 2019. Endangered Species Research 39: 269-282. Overlap of Pink-footed Shearwaters…

Isla Mocha

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…Isla Mocha is home to the largest breeding colonies of the Pink-footed shearwater (Ardenna 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),…


  • By Greg Hester

…goals by bridging gaps in skills and knowledge between Oikonos project worldwide. He is currently working with Chilean staff on conservation of Pink-footed Shearwaters and Picaflor. Ryan is the Principal Investigator on the Shorebird Conservation and Año Nuevo Island Programs. Ryan completed his Master’s degree at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories in 2014, and has received honors including a Switzer Leadership…

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 and invasive…

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 Pink-footed 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 Pink-footed Shearwaters is in the hands of not only Chile,…