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Recovery plan for threatened seabirds

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This plan attempted to improve the conservation status of ten species of Sea Birds by protecting and effectively managing breeding and foraging habitats and ensuring that threats such as pest flora and fauna dont prevent population growth.

The species of sea birds covered by this plan were; the The Antarctic Tern (Indian Ocean) (Sterna vittata vittata), the Blue Petrel (Halobaena caerulea), the Fairy Prion (southern) (Pachyptila tutur subantarctica), the Heard Shag (Phalacrocorax nivalis), the Macquarie Shag (Phalacrocorax purpurascens), the Soft-plumaged Petrel (Pterodroma mollis) and the Australian Lesser Noddy (Anous tenuirostris melanops) which are listed as vulnerable; The Antarctic Tern (New Zealand) (Sterna vittata bethunei) which was listed as endangered; and the The Round Island Petrel (Pterodroma arminjoniana) and the Herald Petrel (Pterodroma heraldica) which were listed as critically endangered Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

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