Tag: marbled murrelet

February 27, 2017

JWM study: Low-quality marine habitat impacts murrelet

Dubbed “the enigma of the Pacific” until ornithologists finally tracked down its nest in the 1970s, the marbled murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) is a seabird that forages by the coast and...

August 12, 2016

3.7M acres of old growth remains protected for seabird

In a notice published on Aug. 4, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service affirmed that previous critical habitat designations for the threatened marbled murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) were warranted, despite controversy....