Seabirds may struggle to find food for their chicks because they are unable to shift their breeding seasons as the climate warms, research suggests.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to remove the invasive house mouse from Midway Atoll in an effort to protect seabird colonies.
Waning waterbirds, declining raptors, seabirds under pressure and large terrestrial birds running out of space.
A summer fraught with extreme weather events has wreaked havoc on the breeding grounds of New Zealand’s little blue penguin species.
Accidental by-catch –- which affects around 5,000 birds stuck in longlines every year — is the most severe effect on marine birds by the fishing activity in the Mediterranean.
Scientists studying guano (i.e., bird poop) distribution in satellite imagery have stumbled upon a stupendous discovery: a “secret” Adélie penguin kingdom previously unknown to researchers that contains 1.5 million birds, hidden on a remote Antarctic archipelago.
The critically endangered Antipodes Island wandering albatross will be functionally extinct within the next 20 years unless the devastating decline in their population is halted, Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage says.
King Penguins — the second largest penguins on Earth — will likely see their populations plummet this century as the oceans surrounding Antarctica heat up.
Western Australia’s little penguin population could be decimated by the proposed Mangles Bay Marina and canals development near Rockingham, according to the Conservation Council.
African penguins have succumbed to the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian flu along the coastline of the Western Cape.
Over the last 125 years, and particularly after an uptick in industrial fishing since 1950, North Pacific seabirds – typically fish consumers – have shifted their prey preferences, a new study reports.
Oregon raises protections for rare seabird: logging, loss of prey, climate change all endanger marbled murrelet
Responding to a petition from conservation groups, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted today to change the status of marbled murrelets from threatened to endangered under the Oregon Endangered Species Act.