Tag Archive: Sooty Terns

Newsletter September 2019

Projects, Plastics and PerseveranceDefining Marine Protected Areas through Technology and Sooty Terns Moving full steam ahead into the second half of this year, one of our most notable achievements has been the start of The Sooty Tern Tracking Project. Thanks to funding secured from SeyCCAT; Bird Island, Dr Rachel Bristol and our man-woman team Prof Chris Feare and Christine Larose of Wildwings Bird Management have been able to partner up to work on the satellite tracking of juvenile Sooty ...

December 16, 2019 12:00 am

Newsletter December 2019 (Part 2)

SeyCCAT Project Update : The Sooty Terns' Successful StartWe've set off on a positive note with 13 fledglings out at sea and relaying their locations back to us via the the Argos Satellites. 13 of the 15 youngsters that left Bird Island Between the 6th and 17th September have been taken by their parents to an area near the Coco-de-Mer Ridge, a submarine mountain range that lies about 350-600 kilometres to the north-north-east of Bird Island. This suggests that waters around the undersea ...

December 16, 2019 12:00 am