Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

  • Manx Shearwaters are doing well after rat removal on the United Kingdom’s island of Lundy

    Numbers of Manx Shearwaters Puffinus puffinus on the United Kingdom island of Lundy off the coast of Devon have increased since rats were eliminated in 2004. “Culling the rat population on Lundy 10 years ago has led to a "striking" increase in the...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1459-manx-shearwaters-are-doing-well-after-rat-removals-on-the-united-kingdom-s-island-of-lundy
  • Not a Scilly idea: getting rid of rats to help English Manx Shearwaters

    are also one of only two breeding sites for the Manx Shearwater in Englandwith 171 pairs; the other being the island of Lundy in the Bristol Channel. With thanks to Biz Bell, Nathan Fletcher, Jaclyn Pearson and Rebecca Steggles for information and...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1546-not-a-scilly-idea-getting-rid-of-rats-to-help-english-manx-shearwaters
  • Scilly news is good news for Manx Shearwaters: rats successfully eradicated from St Agnes and Gugh

    are also one of only two breeding sites for the Manx Shearwater in England with 171 pairs; the other being the island of Lundy in the Bristol Channel. Click here for earlier reports in ACAP Latest News on the eradication attempt. Selected Literature:...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/1728-scilly-news-is-good-news-for-manx-shearwaters-rats-successfully-eradicated-from-st-agnes-and-gugh
  • UPDATED A seabird recovery project aims to bring back Manx Shearwaters to Scotland’s Shiant Isles by eradicating Black Rats

    rats. The eradication approach in the Shiants has proven successful on a number of UK islands, including Canna, Ramsey and Lundy. Since the eradication of rats on Lundy, in the Bristol Channel, Manx shearwater numbers on the island have increased...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/1781-a-seabird-recovery-project-aims-to-bring-back-manx-shearwaters-to-scotland-s-shiant-isles-by-eradicating-black-rats
  • Manx Shearwaters get a boost on United Kingdom islands

    Isles are one of only two localities in England where Manx Shearwaters breed. The other breeding locality is the island of Lundy where a rat removal operation in 2004 has resulted in its Manxie population continuing to increase in size. The Lundy...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/1935-manx-shearwaters-get-a-boost-on-united-kingdom-islands
  • The ACAP-listed Balearic Shearwater is to be surveyed along the southern United Kingdom coast this month

    is planned along the United Kingdom coastline between Portland Bill in Dorset and Ilfracombe in north Devon (including Lundy Island) this month by MARINElife ( click here ). The project aims to “gather UK population data for Balearic shearwaters during...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2219-the-acap-listed-balearic-shearwater-is-to-be-surveyed-along-the-southern-united-kingdom-coast-this-month
  • Manx Shearwaters are increasing on rat-free Lundy Island

    have published in the April 2019 issue of the journal British Birds on the recovery of seabirds on the UK island of Lundy after the eradication of rats in 2004. The population of Manx Shearwaters Puffinus puffinus has risen from 297 to 5504 pairs since...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/latest-news/3312-manx-shearwaters-are-increasing-on-rat-free-lundy-island

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