Radar Studies on Kauaʻi Highlight Perilous State of Endangered Seabirds

(Lihu‘e) – An analysis of long-term radar studies on Kaua‘i has revealed massive declines in populations of the island’s two endangered seabirds, the Kaua‘i Endangered Seabird Recovery Project (KESRP) announced today.  The study, due to be published online in the scientific journal Condor on June 5th, shows that between 1993 and 2013 populations of the ‘A‘o (Newell’s … More Radar Studies on Kauaʻi Highlight Perilous State of Endangered Seabirds

High Tech Radar Trucks Begin Annual Seabird Monitoring: ‘A‘o and ‘Ua‘u Tracked at Night

LIHU‘E –  Annual seabird radar monitoring work has now begun in conjunction with the start of the breeding season for both ‘A‘o (Newell’s Shearwaters) and ‘Ua‘u (Hawaiian Petrels) on Kaua‘i.  This is a project of the Kaua‘i Endangered Seabird Recovery Project (KESRP). Two radar trucks (one white, one red) will be used again at 18 … More High Tech Radar Trucks Begin Annual Seabird Monitoring: ‘A‘o and ‘Ua‘u Tracked at Night