For the third year in a row, seabirds are washing up dead along the coastline in Alaska. Hundreds of birds have been discovered along a stretch of the Bering Sea, on the Pribilof Islands and as far north as Deering.
Within the next century, rising ocean temperatures around the Galápagos Islands are expected to make the water too warm for a key prey species, sardines, to tolerate.
Some seabird species are declining at a significant rate due to lack of prey in Alaska’s Prince William Sound, according to a new Oregon State University study.
The Lehua Island Restoration Project aims to protect Hawai’i’s native seabirds, such as the Vulnerable Hawaiian Petrel and Bulwer’s Petrel, and support island biodiversity.
More than a third of Middle Island’s famous penguin population has been wiped out in a fox attack in south-west Victoria.
Hundreds of endangered penguins could be dying unreported in fishing nets, Forest & Bird claims.
Atmospheric dynamics and sea ice conditions are behind this lengthening of the snow-free season, the scientists found, and the consequences are far reaching — including birds laying eggs sooner and iced-over rivers flowing earlier.
Severe summer storms, which are one consequence of climate change, are hitting the breeding colonies of several species.
While Hawaii’s animal rights and environmental groups are sharply divided on solutions, there’s little government support even for steps the two sides agree on. In a five-year period on Kauai, 268 kills were logged, including eggs, chicks and adult birds.
Some of the most devastating pictures after big oil spills are of seabirds coated in black sludge. But a new study reveals that even a small amount of oil could cause major damage to bird populations.
More than a third of seabirds found dead on New Zealand and Australia’s beaches have plastic in their stomachs.
He had been charged with felony theft and animal cruelty in a case that involved the destruction of more than a dozen federally protected birds and their nests.