Publications and Reports

Dr. Andre Raine, Scientific Director

Scientific Publications

– 2021 –

RAINE, A.F., GJERDRUM, C., PRATTE, I., MADERIOS, J., FELIS, J.J., &J. ADAMS. 2021. Marine distribution and foraging habitat highlight potential threats at sea for the Endangered Bermuda petrel Pterodroma cahow. Endangered Species Research. 45:337-356. (Link here)

– 2020-

RAINE, A.F., ANDERSON, T., VYNNE, M., DRISKILL, S., RAINE, H. & J. ADAMS.  2020Post-release survival of fallout Newell’s Shearwater fledglings from a rescue and rehabilitation program on Kauaʻi, Hawai‘i. Endangered Species Research. 43:39-50. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., ANDERSON, T., DRISKILL, S., & T. TIPPIN. 2020. Assessing the breeding phenology of the White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus dorotheae on the island of Kaua’i, Hawai’i, using fledgling fallout data. Marine Ornithology. 48:23-26. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., DRISKILL, S., VYNNE, M., HARVEY, D. & K. PIAS. 2020. Managing the Effects of Introduced Predators on Hawaiian Endangered Seabirds. Journal of Wildlife Management. 84(3):425-435. (Link here)

– 2019 –

TAYLOR, R.S., COLTON, M., BEARD, A., BIRT, T., DEANE-COE, P., RAINE, A.F., GONZALEZ-SOLIS, J., LOUGHLEED, S.C. & V.L. FRIESEN. 2019. Cryptic species and independent origins of allochronic populations within a seabird species complex (Hydrobates spp.). Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 139: 106552. (Link here)

RODRIGUEZ, A., ARCOS, J.M., BRETAGNOLLE, V., DIAS, M.P., HOLMES, N.D., LOUZAO, M., PROVENCHER, J., RAINE, A.F. et al. 2019. Future directions in conservation research on petrels and shearwaters. Frontiers in Marine Science. 6:94. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., VYNNE, M., & S. DRISKILL. 2019. The impact of an introduced avian predator, the Barn Owl Tyto alba, on Hawaiian seabirds. Marine Ornithology. 47:33-38. (Link here)

MORRA, K.E., CHIKARAISHI, Y., GANDHI, H., JAMES, H.F., ROSSMAN, S., WILEY, A.E., RAINE, A.F., BECK, J. & P.H. OSTROM.  2019.  Trophic declines and decadal-scale foraging segregation in three pelagic seabirds. Oecologia 189(2): 395-406. (Link here)

HOLMES, N.D., SPATZ, D.R., OPPEL, S., TERSHY, B., CROLL, D.A., KEITT, B., RAINE, A.F. et al. 2019. Globally important islands where eradicating invasive mammals will benefit highly threatened vertebrates. PloS one, 14(3). (Link here)

RAYNER, M.J., BAIRD, K.A., BIRD, J., CRANWELL, S, RAINE AF, MAUL, B., KURI, J., ZHANG, J. and C.P. GASKIN.  2019.  Land and sea-based observations and first satellite tracking results support a New Ireland breeding site for the Critically Endangered Beck’s Petrel Pseudobulweria beckii. Bird Conservation International. 30(1):58-74. (Link here)

– 2017 –

TROY, J.R., HOLMES, N.D., VEECH, J.A., RAINE, A. F. & M.C. GREEN. 2017. Habitat suitability modeling for the endangered Hawaiian petrel on Kauai and analysis of predicted habitat overlap with the Newell’s shearwater. Global Ecology and Conservation. 12:131-143. (Link here)

RODRIGUEZ, A., HOLMES, N.D., RYAN, P.G., WILSON, K.J., FAULQUIER, L., MURILLO, Y., RAINE, A.F. et al.  2017.  Seabird mortality induced by land‐based artificial lights. Conservation Biology. 31(5):986-1001. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., HOLMES, N.D., TRAVERS, M., COOPER, B.A. & R.H. Day. 2017. Declining population trends of Hawaiian Petrel and Newell’s Shearwater on the island of Kaua ‘i, Hawaii, USA. The Condor. 119(3):405-415. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., McFARLAND, B., BOONE, M., & N. BANFIELD. 2017. An Updated Avifauna of Moku‘ae‘ae Rock Islet, Kaua‘i.  Pacific Science. 71(1): 67-76. 

RAINE, A.F., BOONE, M., McKOWN, M. & N. HOLMES. 2017. The breeding phenology and distribution of the Band-rumped Storm-petrel Oceanodroma castro on Kaua’i and Lehua Islet, Hawaiian Islands. Marine Ornithology, 45:73-82. (Link here)

– 2016 –

KAIN, E.C., LAVERS, J.L., BERG, C.J., RAINE, A.F., & A.L. BOND. 2016. Plastic ingestion by Newell’s (Puffinus newelli) and wedge-tailed shearwaters (Ardenna pacifica) in Hawaii. Environmental Science and Pollution Research23(23): 23951-23958. (Link here

– 1997 – 2015 –

RAINE, A.F., GAUCI, M. & N. BARBARA.  2015.  Illegal hunting in the Maltese islands – an international perspective. Oryx 50(4): 597-605. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F. & B. McFARLAND.  2015.  Feral Honey Bees cause abandonment of endangered Hawaiian Petrel burrow on Kaua’i͘. Elepaio 75(1):1-2.

TROY, J., HOLMES, N.D., VEECH, J.A., RAINE, A.F. & M͘. GREEN͘.  2014͘.  Habitat suitability modelling for the Newell’s Shearwater on Kaua’i͘.  Journal of Fish & Wildlife Management 5(2):315-329. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., BORG, J.J., H. RAINE & R.A. PHILLIPS.  2012.  Migration strategies of the Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan.  J of Ornith. 154(2):411-422. (Link here).

McLOUGHLIN, D.T., BEAUBIER, J.E., SOWTER, D.J., CORSE, C.J., RAINE, A.F., BENSON, C. & D.C. COTTON.  2012.  The biometrics of Twite Carduelis flavirostris in Ireland and Britain.  Ringing & Migration.  27(2):76-82. (Link here)

OPPEL, S., RAINE, A., BORG, J.J., RAINE, H., BONNAUD, E., BOURGEOIS, K. & A.R. BRETON. 2011.  Is the Yelkouan shearwater Puffinus yelkouan threatened by low adult survival probabilities? Biological Conservation 144: 2255-2263. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., BORG, J.J. & H. RAINE.  2011.  First description of post-fledging migration of Maltese Cory’s Shearwaters Calonectris diomedea diomedea. Ringing & Migration 26(2):114-117. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., RAINE, H., BORG, J.J. & A. MEIRINHO.  2011.  Post-fledging dispersal of Maltese Yelkouan Shearwaters Puffinus yelkouan.  Ringing & Migration 26(2):94-100. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., RAINE, H. & J.J. BORG.  2010.  Rafting behaviour of Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan nesting at Rdum tal-Madonna, Malta.  Il-Merill 32: 26-30. (Link here)

BORG, J.J., RAINE, H. & A.F. RAINE. 2010. Records in Malta of European Storm-petrels Hydrobates pelagicus melitensis during the breeding season away from known breeding sites.  Il-Merill 32: 11-14. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F. & D CACHIA.  2010.  Observations from a long-established White Wagtail Motacilla alba alba roost in Valletta, Malta. Il-Merill 32: 22-25. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., BROWN, A.F., AMANO, T. & W.J. SUTHERLAND.  2009.  Assessing population changes from disparate data sources: the decline of the Twite Carduelis flavirostris in England.  Bird Conservation International 19: 1-16. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F.  2007.  Breeding bird records from the Tambopata-Candamo Reserve Zone, Madre de Dios, south-east Peru.  Cotinga 28: 53-58. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., SOWTER, D.J., BROWN, A.F. & W.J. SUTHERLAND.     2006.  Natal philopatry and local movement patterns of Twite Carduelis flavirostris.  Ringing & Migration 23: 89-94. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., SOWTER, D.J., BROWN, A.F. & W.J. SUTHERLAND.     2006.  Migration patterns of two populations of Twite Carduelis flavirostris in Britain.  Ringing & Migration 23:45-52. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F.  1997.  Hand-rearing an abandoned Cahow (Pterodroma cahow) chick.  Agriculture, Parks and Fisheries Bulletin 6(3): 1-4. (Link here)

– Books –

RAINE, H. & RAINE A.F.  2020.  Field Guide to the Birds of Hawaii. New York: Scott & Nix, Inc. 176pp. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., RAINE, H., RAINE, J.A. & RAINE, J.A. 2015.  Malta’s Top Ten – A guide to the Island’s Wildlife. Bermuda: Pompano Publications. 141pp. 

RAINE, A.F., RAINE, H., RAINE, J.A. & RAINE, J.A. 2015.  Bermuda Top Ten – field guide to Bermuda’s Wildlife. Bermuda: Pompano Publications. 120pp. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F.  2012.  A photographic guide to the birds of Malta.  UK: Langford Press. 200pp. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., SULTANA, J. & S. GILLINGS.  2009.  Malta Breeding Bird Atlas 2008. Malta: BirdLife Malta. 94pp. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F.  2003.  Photographic guide to the birds of Bermuda.  London, UK: Macmillan.  146pp. (Link here)

Selection of technical Reports

RAINE, A.F., ROTHE, J., DRISKILL, S. & S. ROSSITER.  2020.  Monitoring of Endangered Seabirds in Upper Limahuli Preserve Annual Report 2019.  Kaua’i: Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project. 67pp. Annual reports 2011-2020.

RAINE, A.F., ROTHE, J., DRISKILL, S. & R. KRASA.  2020.  Monitoring of Endangered Seabirds in Hono O Nā Pali Natural Area Reserve (Part II): Pōhākea.  Kaua’i: Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project. 62pp. Annual reports 2011-2020.

RAINE, A.F., ROTHE, J., DRISKILL, S. & S. ROSSITER.  2020.  Monitoring of Endangered Seabirds on Lānaʻi. Kaua’i: Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project. 62pp. Annual reports 2015-2020.

RAINE, A.F., ROTHE, J., DRISKILL, S. & S. ROSSITER.  2020.  Seabird monitoring at Kōke’e Air Force Station – 2019 Annual Report. Kaua’i: Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project. 10pp. Annual reports 2016-2020.

RAINE, A.F., ROTHE, J. & S. ROSSITER.  2019. Nihoku Ecosystem Restoration Project 2019 Endangered Seabird Translocation Report. Kaua’i: Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project. 25pp. Annual reports 2012-2020.

RAINE, A.F., VYNNE, M., DRISKILL, S. & M. MCKOWN. 2019. Using automated acoustic monitoring devices to estimate population sizes of endangered seabird colonies on Kaua’i. Kaua’i: Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project. 27pp.

RAINE, A.F., VYNNE, M., DRISKILL, S., TRAVERS, M., FELIS, J. & J. ADAMS. 2017. Study of daily movement patterns of NESH and HAPE in relation to power line collisions. Kaua’i: Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project. 64pp. Annual reports 2015-2017.

RAINE, A.F. & N. BANFIELD.  2014.  Auditory Surveys for Endangered Seabirds on Kaua‘I Annual Report 2014. Kaua’i: Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project. 46pp.

TRAVERS, M., SHIPLEY, A., DUSCH, M. & A.F. RAINE. 2014.  Underline Monitoring Project – Annual Report 2013.  Kaua’i: Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project͘ 94pp͘

BORG, J.J., RAINE, H., RAINE, A.F. & N. BARBARA. 2010.   Protecting Malta’s wind chaser: The EU LIFE Yelkouan Shearwater Project Report.  Malta: EU LIFE Yelkouan Shearwater Project. 32pp. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., SALIBA, G., WEBB, P. & A. TRIBE.  2010.  A survey of trapping sites in Natura 2000 sites, Malta – 2010. Malta: BirdLife Malta.  65pp

RAINE, A.F. & T. TEMUGE.  2010.  Illegal hunting report 2009.  Malta: BirdLife Malta.  75pp

RAINE, A.F. & P. WEBB.  2010.  Farmland Bird Index Report 2010.  Malta: BirdLife Malta.  15pp (Link here)

RAINE, A.F.  2009.  Monitoring the change in bird populations targeted by trappers in Malta.  Malta: BirdLife Malta. 11pp

RAINE, H., J.J. BORG, RAINE, A.F.  2008.  A report outlining national mechanisms being used to develop the Marine IBA/SPA programmes across Europe with recommendations for Malta.  Malta: BirdLife Malta.  57pp (Link here)

Helen Raine, Executive Director

– Scientific Publications –

RAINE, A.F., ANDERSON, T., VYNNE, M., DRISKILL, S., RAINE, H. & J. ADAMS.  2020Post-release survival of fallout Newell’s Shearwater fledglings from a rescue and rehabilitation program on Kauaʻi, Hawai‘i. Endangered Species Research. 43:39-50. (Link here)

RAINE, A. F, VYNNE, M., ANDERSON, T., DRISKILL, S., RAINE, H., ADAMS, J. 2018. Pilot Project: Assessing the Effectiveness of the SOS Rehabilitation Program. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii and Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Hawaii, USA. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., Borg, J.J., H. RAINE & R.A. Phillips. 2012. Migration strategies of the Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan. J of Ornith. 154(2):411-422. (Link here)

Oppel, S., RAINE, A., Borg, J.J., RAINE, H., Bonnaud, E., Bourgeois, K. & A.R. Breton. 2011. Is the Yelkouan shearwater Puffinus yelkouan threatened by low adult survival probabilities? Biological Conservation 144: 2255–2263. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., Borg, J.J. & H. RAINE. 2011. First description of post-fledging migration of Maltese Cory’s Shearwaters Calonectris diomedea diomedea. Ringing & Migration 26(2):114-117. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., RAINE, H., Borg, J.J. & A. Meirinho. 2011. Post-fledging dispersal of Maltese Yelkouan Shearwaters Puffinus yelkouan. Ringing & Migration 26(2):94-100. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., Borg, J.J. & H. RAINE. 2010. First description of post-fledging migration of Maltese Cory’s Shearwaters Calonectris diomedea diomedea. Ringing & Migration 26(2):114-117. (Link here)

RAINE, A.F., RAINE, H. & J.J. Borg. 2010. Rafting behaviour of Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan nesting at Rdum tal-Madonna, Malta. Il-Merill 32: 26-30. (Link here)

Borg, J.J., RAINE, H. & A.F. RAINE. 2010. Records in Malta of European Storm-petrels Hydrobates pelagicus melitensis during the breeding season away from known breeding sites. Il-Merill 32: 11-14. (Link here)

Books

RAINE, H. & RAINE A.F.  2020.  Field guide to the birds of Hawaii. New York: Scott & Nix, Inc. 176pp. (Link here)

RAINE, H.J., RAINE, A.R., RAINE, J.A., RAINE, J. SALIBA, G. 2018. Malta’s Top 10: A Guide to the Islands’ Wildlife. Pompano Press, Bermuda.

RAINE A.R, , RAINE, H.J.., RAINE, J.A., RAINE, J. 2016. Bermuda’s Top 10: A Guide to the Islands’ Wildlife. Pompano Press, Bermuda. 161pp. (Link here)

Reports

RAINE,H.J, Reiss, Y.K, Hallman Behnke, J.K. 2017. Kahuamaa Seabird Preserve Management Plan. State of Hawai‘i, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife. (Link here)

Marc Travers, Senior Scientist

– Scientific Publications –


Travers, M. S., Driskill, S., Stemen, A., Geelhoed, T., Golden, D. M., Koike, S., Shipley, A. A., Moon, H. E., Anderson, T., Bache, M., & Raine, A. F. (2021). Post-collision impacts, crippling bias, and environmental bias in a study of Newell’s Shearwater and Hawaiian Petrel powerline collisions. Avian Conservation and Ecology, 16(1), art15. (Link here)


Rodríguez, A., Arcos, J. M., Bretagnolle, V., Dias, M. P., Holmes, N. D., Louzao, M., Provencher, J., Raine, A. F., Ramírez, F., Rodríguez, B., Ronconi, R. A., Taylor, R. S., Bonnaud, E., Borrelle, S. B., Cortés, V., Descamps, S., Friesen, V. L., Genovart, M., Hedd, A., … Travers, M. (2019). Future Directions in Conservation Research on Petrels and Shearwaters. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6. (Link here)


Raine, A. F., Holmes, N. D., Travers, M., Cooper, B. A., & Day, R. H. (2017). Declining population trends of Hawaiian Petrel and Newell’s Shearwater on the island of Kaua‘i, Hawaii, USA. The Condor, 119(3), 405–415. (Link here)


Rodríguez, A., Holmes, N. D., Ryan, P. G., Wilson, K.-J., Faulquier, L., Murillo, Y., Raine, A. F., Penniman, J. F., Neves, V., Rodríguez, B., Negro, J. J., Chiaradia, A., Dann, P., Anderson, T., Metzger, B., Shirai, M., Deppe, L., Wheeler, J., Hodum, P., … Travers, M. (2017). Seabird mortality induced by land-based artificial lights: Seabird Mortality and Artificial Lights. Conservation Biology, 31(5), 986–1001. (Link here)


Zanette, L. Y., Hobson, K. A., Clinchy, M., Travers, M., & Williams, T. D. (2013). Food use is affected by the experience of nest predation: Implications for indirect predator effects on clutch size. Oecologia, 172(4), 1031–1039. (Link here)


Travers, M., Clinchy, M., Zanette, L., Boonstra, R., & Williams, T. D. (2010). Indirect predator effects on clutch size and the cost of egg production: Indirect predator effects on clutch size. Ecology Letters, 980-988. (Link here)


Willie, J., Travers, M., & Williams, T. D. (2010). Female Zebra Finches ( Taeniopygia guttata ) Are Chronically but Not Cumulatively “Anemic” during Repeated Egg Laying in Response to Experimental Nest Predation. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 83(1), 119–126. (Link here)

– Selection of technical Reports –

Travers, M., Driskill, S., Geelhoed, T., Koike, S., Fraleigh, D., Beck, J., Higashide, Y., & Raine, A. F. (2020). Underline Monitoring Project Annual Report 2019 Season. 54pp
Chapter 1- Observations of endangered seabird power line collisions, collision outcomes, grounding rates, and seabird mortalities.
Chapter 2- Acoustic monitoring of power line strikes on Kauai.


Travers, M., Tinker, T., Geelhoed, T., Driskill, S., & Raine, A. F. (2019). Power Line Minimization Briefing Document 2019; modeling collision reductions from power line modifications. 50pp

Travers, M., Tinker, T., Geelhoed, T., Driskill, S., Elzinga, A., Bunkly, J., Neil, R., Lequier, S., Moon, H., & Raine, A. F. (2019). Underline Monitoring Project Annual Report 2018 Field Season. 142pp.
Chapter 1- Seabird behavior at power lines and continued validation of the acoustic strike monitoring system.
Chapter 2 – Acoustic monitoring of power line strikes sounds on Kauai during the 2018 strike season.

Travers, M., Stemen, A., & Raine, A. F. (2017). Underline Monitoring Project Predictive Model Briefing Document # 3; Model cross-validation and bias testing the sampling design and sampling execution. 17pp

Travers, M., Stemen, A., Elzinga, A., Geelhoed, T., Moon, H., Driskill, S., & Raine, A. F. (2018). Underline Monitoring Project Report 2017. 53pp.
Chapter 1- Endangered seabird power line interactions on Kauai.
Chapter 2- Preventing power line collisions; 2017 examination of novel techniques to help protect endangered seabirds on Kauai.
Chapter 3- Grounded bird under power lines and the probability of detecting strikes.
Chapter 4- Acoustic monitoring of power line strike sounds on Kauai during the 2017 strike season.

Travers, M., Golden, D., Stemen, A., Elzinga, A., & Raine, A. F. (2017). Underline Monitoring Project Annual Report 2016. 95pp
Chapter 1- Acoustic monitoring of power line strike sounds on Kauai during the 2016 season
Chapter 2- Kauai Seabird power line collision modeling; predicting collision at unmonitored sites and exploring predictors of collisions.
Chapter 3- Preventing power line collisions; 2016 examination of novel techniques to help protect endangered seabirds on Kauai.

Travers, M., Boone, M., & Raine, A. F. (2016). Underline Monitoring Project Predictive Model Briefing Document; Presentation of 3 modeling methods of increasing complexity.17pp

Travers, M., Golden, D., Stemen, A., & Raine, A. F. (2016). Underline Monitoring Project Annual Report 2015. 56pp
Chapter 1- Acoustic monitoring of power line strike sounds on Kauai during the 2015 season.
Chapter 2- Continuing validation of acoustic monitoring data.
Chapter 3- Preventing power line collisions; examination of novel techniques to help protect endangered seabirds on Kauai.

Travers, M., Stemen, A., & Raine, A. F. (2015). Briefing Document Preliminary Strike Modeling 2014; Understanding the seasonality of strikes and predicting annual strike totals. 16pp

Travers, M., Shipley, A., Harris, M., Golden, D., Galase, N., & Raine, A. F. (2015). Underline Monitoring Project Annual Report 2014. 73pp
Chapter 1-Acoustic monitoring of power line strike sounds on Kauai during the 2014 season.
Chapter 2- Updating seabird power line collision risk by region.
Chapter 3- Comparing the attractive effects of high pressure sodium and LED lights on fledgling seabirds.

Travers, M., Shipley, A., Dusch, M., & Raine, A. F. (2014). Underline Monitoring Project Annual Report 2013. 91pp
Chapter 1- Flight behavior of the Newell’s Shearwater and Hawaiian Petrel at power lines.
Chapter 2- Comparing seabird detection rates between standard marine radar and observers using night vision.
Chapter 3- Acoustic detections of avian power line collisions: development and validation of a novel monitoring tool.
Chapter 4- Acoustic monitoring of power line strike sounds on Kauai during the 2013 season.
Chapter 5- Seabird power line collision risk by region.

Travers, M., Theis, S., & Raine, D. A. F. (2013). Underline Monitoring Project Annual Report 2012. 94pp
Chapter 1- Adult seabird interactions with power line infrastructure.
Chapter 2- Juvenile seabird interactions with lights.

Travers, M., Kauffman, J., Sung, B., & Raine, A. F. (2012). Underline Monitoring Project Annual Report 2011: Repeating the 1993/94 EPRI grounded seabird surveys. 42pp

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