Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 24, 2016

Manx Shearwaters Thrive On Scilly Isles After Rat Removal

The Guardian reports

Number of nesting Manx shearwaters almost triples in three years after a project, backed by Prince Charles, successfully kills off the rats that eat the birds’ chicks and eggs

Read story at Rare birds thriving on Scilly Isles after scheme rids islands of rats | Environment | The Guardian

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  1. I wish we had a prince to tell us to behave sensibly.

    Per Manx Shearwater: Go to http://www.euring.org/data-and-codes/longevity-list

    and go down the list 8 species. -Rusty

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