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.
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 …