Example tracks of breeding Hawaiian seabirds

Map showing flight tracks of four Hawaiian seabirds over the ocean, with varying ranges

Detailed Description

Example GPS tracks of breeding Hawaiian seabirds from breeding colonies in main Hawaiian Islands. Inset map shows close up of example tracks from colonies on Kauʻi. Species tracked are Laysan Albatross (Phoebastria immutabilis; top left, pink track reaching points thousands of kilometers north of Kau'i), Wedge-tailed Shearwater (Ardenna pacifica; bottom left, grey track extending several hundred kilometers northeast of Kau'i), Red-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda; bottom middle, red track extending several hundred kilometers northeast of Kau'i), and Red-footed Booby (Sula sula; bottom right, blue track extending about 100-150 kilometers north of Kau'i).

Details

Image Dimensions: 1429 x 958

Location Taken: US