Seabird Restoration Internship - applications due Oct 7, 2019 We are in search of passionate individuals interested in gaining experience in the avian care and seabird conservation field. Interns will be exposed to all aspects of the daily care of the translocated chicks with an emphasis on daily … [Read more...] about 2020 Seabird restoration and seabird research internships
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Pacific Rim Conservation is seeking a wildlife veterinarian to complement our small, dynamic team who are working on cutting edge conservation of endemic and endangered birds in Hawaii and the Pacific region. We are translocating and captive rearing six species of seabirds to create new breeding … [Read more...] about We’re hiring a Wildlife Veterinarian!
Internship Overview: Pacific Rim Conservation is looking for self-motivated, hard-working individuals to participate in our Seabird Restoration Program as an Intern. Our seabird restoration project involves social attraction and translocation of Laysan and Black-footed Albatrosses, Bonin petrels … [Read more...] about Seabird restoration internships available! Apply by Aug 16th.
She may not have a name, but her number is significant- V106. She is the first of 46 chicks that were translocated from Kauai to Oahu to return as an adult. Her return is an important milestone in the founding of a new Laysan albatross colony at James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge (James … [Read more...] about First translocated Laysan Albatross chick returns as an adult
At just over a half a pound in weight, chick #9 was one of the smallest translocated Laysan Albatross chicks we had ever brought in- most birds weigh 1-2 pounds by the time we receive them at three weeks old, but she was less than half of that. Initially, we thought her low weight was because she … [Read more...] about First successful surgery to remove plastic from a Laysan Albatross chick
We are thrilled to have been a part of a historic project more than 30 years in the making which took place on Kauaʻi’s north shore on Monday when 10, downy endangered Hawaiian Petrel chicks were flown by helicopter from their montane nesting area to a new colony protected by a predator-proof fence … [Read more...] about Ten chicks are founders of new colony within state-of-the-art predator-proof enclosure
The first year of a three-year project targeting the establishment of a new Laysan Albatross colony on the northern coast of O‘ahu has resulted in the fledging of 10 healthy chicks. This innovative conservation effort is an on-going partnership involving Pacific Rim Conservation (PRC), the U.S. … [Read more...] about All 10 translocated albatross chicks fledge from James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge
In 2007 and 2008, Eric built over 30 nest boxes for the Puaiohi, an endangered thrush endemic to Kauai, and, in collaboration with the Kauai Forest Bird Recovery Project, placed them along several streams in the Alakai Wildnerness Area. One of the main threats to this forest bird is predation by … [Read more...] about Good news about Puaiohi!