In	
  search	
  of	
  Diablo0n	
  
one	
  of	
  the	
  world's	
  rarest	
  birds	
  and	
  
its	
  unlikely	
  stronghold...
DIABLOTÍN:	
  BLACK-­‐CAPPED	
  PETREL	
  
(Pterodroma	
  hasitata)	
  
Hasitata	
  =	
  hesita:on	
  
Diablo0n	
  =	
  de...
BREEDING	
  RANGE	
  
5,000	
  birds?	
  =	
  ENDANGERED	
  
Mar:nique	
  
Guadeloupe	
  
Dominica	
  
NATURAL	
  HISTORY	
  
Courtship:	
  December	
  
Nes:ng:	
  Jan-­‐Feb	
  
Nest	
  site:	
  cliff	
  burrow	
  
How	
  do	
...
SEARCH	
  LOCATIONS	
  
La	
  Visite	
  –	
  13	
  km	
  escarpment,	
  600	
  acres	
  forest	
  
PIC	
  MACAYA	
  
REMOTENESS	
  
Pic	
  Formon	
  
(7100	
  d)	
  
Pic	
  Macaya	
  
(7600	
  d)	
  
Formon	
  Village	
  
(3300	
  d)	
  
S...
SEARCH	
  LOCATIONS	
  
How	
  do	
  you	
  conserve	
  a	
  	
  
difficult	
  to	
  detect	
  
rare	
  seabird	
  
whose	
  last	
  breeding	
  str...
Acknowledgements	
  
Ques:ons?	
  
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti
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Background on the biology of and threats to Diablotín/Black-capped Petrel and a presentation on my participation in searching for this rare species in Haiti in 2010.

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In Search of Diablotín: One of the world's rarest birds and its unlikely stronghold in Haiti

  1. 1. In  search  of  Diablo0n   one  of  the  world's  rarest  birds  and   its  unlikely  stronghold  in  Hai:     JULIE  HART   PROGRAM  IN  ECOLOGY  &   ZOOLOGY  AND  PHYSIOLOGY   UNIVERSITY  OF  WYOMING  
  2. 2. DIABLOTÍN:  BLACK-­‐CAPPED  PETREL   (Pterodroma  hasitata)   Hasitata  =  hesita:on   Diablo0n  =  devil  
  3. 3. BREEDING  RANGE   5,000  birds?  =  ENDANGERED   Mar:nique   Guadeloupe   Dominica  
  4. 4. NATURAL  HISTORY   Courtship:  December   Nes:ng:  Jan-­‐Feb   Nest  site:  cliff  burrow   How  do  you  conserve  Black-­‐capped  Petrel?  
  5. 5. SEARCH  LOCATIONS  
  6. 6. La  Visite  –  13  km  escarpment,  600  acres  forest  
  7. 7. PIC  MACAYA  
  8. 8. REMOTENESS   Pic  Formon   (7100  d)   Pic  Macaya   (7600  d)   Formon  Village   (3300  d)   Saddle   (6000  d)  
  9. 9. SEARCH  LOCATIONS  
  10. 10. How  do  you  conserve  a     difficult  to  detect   rare  seabird   whose  last  breeding  stronghold     is  in  the  poorest  country     in  the  western  hemisphere?    
  11. 11. Acknowledgements  
  12. 12. Ques:ons?  
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