Dangerous times

  • Andre Raine, Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project / Special to The Garden Island

    This is one of the 20 Hawaiian petrels translocated from Kauai mountains to the Nihoku predator-proof site in the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Andre Raine, Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project / Special to The Garden Island

    Andre Raine, with the Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project, front, removes a Hawaiian petrel from its burrow during the translocation project that happened Oct. 15.

KILAUEA — Kauai is coming up on peak fledging season for the endangered Newell’s shearwater and other seabirds, and that means it’s peak fallout season, too.

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