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.
Artificial mud and concrete nests are proving a possible saviour for vulnerable Tasmanian shy albatross on a remote island in Bass Strait.
Nigel the gannet died as he lived, alone on the cliffs of Mana Island, surrounded by fake birds.
The fatally-injured Snares penguin was sent to Dunedin’s newly opened wildlife hospital for treatment but died not long after arriving.
Over sixty global organisations have singled out two major New Zealand fisheries in a letter to the Marine Stewardship Council, heavily criticising the agency for certifying fisheries as sustainable, despite their destructive environmental impacts.
The world’s largest Albatross breeding colony returns to Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge every year, but predation by invasive mice threaten these seabirds. This year, the staff on Midway Atoll are not just waiting for the birds to return; they are waiting to see if the crisis which began two years …
Starving and dead little blue penguins are being reported on Waiheke Island and throughout the country. About 10 little blue penguin deaths have been reported to Waiheke Native Bird Rescue in the past 10 days.
African penguins‚ which are expected to be extinct by 2026 unless their decline is halted‚ can be helped by small no-fishing zones around their colonies‚ say scientists.
Efforts by the Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project to protect two of Hawai’i’s most endangered seabirds are paying off.
Overfishing and changing sea temperatures are pushing seabirds to the brink of extinction, according to new data on the world’s birds.