Migratory connectivity of Audubon's Shearwaters

Audubon's Shearwaters (Puffinus lherminieri) are a focus of two tracking projects. The first was initiated in 2008 in The Bahamas and the second was initiated in 2012 in Tobago. 

Research
Collaborators

Patrick Jodice, USGS South Carolina Cooperative Research Unit / Clemson University

Will Mackin, Guilford College/West Indian Seabird Atlas

Environment Management Authority of Tobago

Funding

US Fish & Wildlife Service, USGS, and BirdsCaribbean through a grant from The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.  Support also was provided by Bahamas National Trust. 

Recent publications

Ramos R., Paiva V.H., Zajková Z., Precheur C., Fagundes A.I., Jodice P.G.R., Mackin W., Zino F., Bretagnolle V., González-Solís J. 2020. Spatial ecology of closely related taxa: the case of the little shearwater complex in the North Atlantic Ocean. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. DOI: 10.1093/zoolinnean/zlaa045