A sneak peek into the lives of Kauai’s Endangered Seabirds

Posted on Sep 5, 2013 in featured

High tech cameras placed at remote breeding sites are providing insight into the secret lives of Kauai’s endangered seabirds.

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“These cameras have provided us with a window into a side of the birds that we simply never see,” explained Dr. André Raine, Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project coordinator. “Watching the birds returning to their burrows after a winter out at sea, preening each other at the burrow entrance or interacting with their chicks at night is really pretty special, but the cameras are also providing critical data to help save the birds from extinction.”

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