Our 2019 season has come to a close, and all the chicks have successfully fledged! Every single translocated Black-footed Albatross (25) survived to fledge, and 76/78 translocated Bonin Petrels and 37/42 Tristram's Storm-petrels survived to fledge.
In the fall of 2018 Hurricane Walaka directly hit French Frigate Shoals, which contains East Island and Tern Island. Both islands function as nesting ground for hundreds of thousands of seabirds. Read through the articles below to see the critical need for our translocation projects.