Regular monitoring is undertaken on the Falklands, Marion, and Campbell Islands8,10. Several ecological and demographic studies have been undertaken2,3. Many islands with breeding colonies are reserves. Recent research attempts to determine the cause of historic declines using stable isotope analysis of museum skins9. Conservation Actions Proposed
Continue or start to monitor all populations, to assess trends3. Investigate the possible impact of oil exploitation3. Conduct studies to assess interactions with commercial fisheries2. Study the potential impacts of climate change. Assess the threat from introduced predators. Reduce disturbance from ecotourism through the use of codes of conduct.
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