11/03/15 – Endangered Hawaiian Petrels Moved to Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

Posted on Nov 3, 2015 in Forestry & Wildlife, News Releases, slider

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Ten chicks are founders of new colony within state-of-the-art predator-proof enclosure

Kauaʻi, Hawaiʻi, November 3, 2015) A historic project more than 30 years in the making 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 at Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge. [read more …]