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Condor Editor Pick - Radar Reveals Steep Declines in Kauai’s Seabird Populations


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#1 rdeatsman

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Posted 09 June 2017 - 10:27 AM

The island of Kauai is home to two endangered seabirds, the Hawaiian Petrel and the Newell’s Shearwater. Monitoring these birds, which are nocturnal and nest in hard-to-access areas, is challenging, but observing the movements of birds via radar offers a solution. A new study from The Condor: Ornithological Applications takes a fresh look at two decades of radar data—and comes to worrying conclusions about the status of both species. Read the press release at https://americanorni...rd-populations/.






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