Mar 03

From the Field

Video: Hawaiian Petrels Journey to Safety

This short film chronicles conservationists’ daring efforts to move nestling petrels to a predator-free area where they will hopefully start a new colony.… Read more >>

Dec 30

Perspectives

Looking Back at 2015: Milestones in Bird Conservation

The year 2015 featured several watershed moments in our efforts to bring back the birds.… Read more >>

Dec 24

From the Field

New Hope for Hawaiian Petrels, Wandering Souls of the Sea

The Hawaiian Petrel is one of Hawai'i’s most endangered seabirds, but scientists say that if we stay the course with current conservation efforts, the bird will make a comeback.… Read more >>

Nov 24

From the Field

Hawaiian Petrel Chicks Thrive Under A Caretaker's Watchful Eye

With round-the-clock care, the endangered petrel chicks are thriving in their new home.… Read more >>

Nov 21

News

Palila of Hawaii among Nation's Most Isolated Wildlife

The bird is one of 10 rare species in the United States that lack safe, navigable corridors to connect them to important additional habitat or other populations, according to a report by the Endangered Species Coalition.… Read more >>

Nov 17

From the Field

From the Underbelly: Spotting Millerbirds on Laysan

The Millerbird's secretive nature and the dense, bushy habitat they inhabit makes it a challenge to spot the tiny birds.… Read more >>

Nov 04

News

A Helicopter Trip to Safety for Rare Hawaiian Petrel Chicks

The new colony will be the only fully protected colony of federally listed seabirds anywhere in the Hawaiian Islands.… Read more >>

Oct 27

News

Early Success for New Laysan Albatross Colony on O'ahu

All 10 chicks have fledged and flown out to sea, where they will live on the wing for the next three to five years as they grow to adulthood.… Read more >>

Oct 02

News

Band-rumped Storm-Petrel and Hawaiian Ecosystems May Receive Federal Protection

Federal officials are urging protection because of the destruction and modification of habitat throughout Hawai‘i's coastal, dry cliff, and wet cliff ecosystems.… Read more >>

Apr 10

From the Field

Mysterious Millerbird: Undercover Footage of Laysan's Little Songbirds

by Megan Dalton Since intensive monitoring of the translocated Millerbird population on Laysan came to an end last fall, I’ve been wrapping up some office work which has included reviewing photos and videos from my two field seasons on-island. Video clips of endangered Millerbirds and Laysan Finches obtained from a… Read more >>