Eradication of Norway Rats on Canna Island - page 3

A three year program to eradicate rats from Canna and Sanday SPA is underway. Peter Dunlevy and Steve Ebbert visited Canna during late March and early February 2006. These are my photos from that trip. To learn more about the project, see: National Trust for Scotland website
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Feeding tables, using rabbits caught in permanent island traps, were set up to give raptors an alternate food source. Grazing sheep and cattle had to be kept away from the bait stations.

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Last updated: 12/16/06