75 Endangered Hawaiian Seabirds Fledge In First Three Years of Relocation Effort

Hawaiian Petrels & Newell’s Shearwaters Take Flight from Kaua‘i  (KILAUEA POINT, KAUA‘I) – “An enormous success,” is how people and organizations involved in an effort to further protect endangered Hawaiian seabirds describe the first three seasons of translocating Hawaiian Petrels and the first Newell’s Shearwaters to a predator-proof enclosure at Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge on Kaua‘i’s North … More 75 Endangered Hawaiian Seabirds Fledge In First Three Years of Relocation Effort

37 Endangered Hawaiian Seabirds Fledge in First Two Years of Translocation Effort

Hawaiian Petrels & Newell’s Shearwaters Take Flight from Kaua‘i (Kīlauea Point, Kauai) – “An enormous success,” is how people and organizations involved in an effort to further protect endangered Hawaiian seabirds describe the first two seasons of translocating Hawaiian Petrels and the first Newell’s Shearwaters to a predator-proof enclosure at Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge on Kaua‘i’s north … More 37 Endangered Hawaiian Seabirds Fledge in First Two Years of Translocation Effort

Rescued Newell’s Shearwater Chick Heads Out To Sea

Miracle Bird Highlights Extraordinary Recovery Efforts  (Kīlauea, Kaua‘i) – At the Nihoku predator-proof enclosure at the Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, it was designated Newell’s Shearwater (‘A‘o) Chick #8.  On Sunday evening this healthy chick left its manmade burrow and headed out to sea; one of eight young birds that had been translocated to Nihoku as part … More Rescued Newell’s Shearwater Chick Heads Out To Sea

Building A New Colony For Threatened Seabirds On Kauaʻi: Newell’s Shearwater Chicks Successfully Moved to Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

A project years in the making took place on Kaua‘i’s north shore on Monday when eight threatened Newell’s Shearwater (‘A‘o) chicks were flown by helicopter from their montane nesting areas to a new colony protected by a predator-proof fence at Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge. There they will be raised to fledging from the same … More Building A New Colony For Threatened Seabirds On Kauaʻi: Newell’s Shearwater Chicks Successfully Moved to Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

Endangered Hawaiian Petrels Moved to Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

Ten chicks are founders of new colony within state-of-the-art predator-proof enclosure A historic project more than 30 years in the making took place on Kauaʻi’s north shore on Monday when 10 downy endangered Hawaiian Petrel chicks were flown by helicopter from their montane nesting area to a new colony protected by a predator-proof fence at … More Endangered Hawaiian Petrels Moved to Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge