Report - Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity (AEBR)
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Research on black petrel at Little Barrier and Great Barrier Island in the 2016/17 breeding season followed 448 black petrel study burrows; of these 65% were occupied by breeding pairs and breeding success was 68%. Annually adult survival was 95%. Passive acoustic monitoring confirmed black petrels are concentrated within the summit ridges on Little Barrier Island and the Mt Hobson area on Great Barrier Island. Satellite GPS devices tracked 3 fledglings following an eastward migration route.