The Bering Sea island is breeding habitat for millions of seabirds, including rare migratory species. A “strike team” had been searching for the rogue rat for 10 months.
Over 100 dead puffins, mostly tufted, have been found in Saint George, Alaska.
Several ill or dead tufted and horned puffins were found on the shores of St. Paul Island.
Poor seabird chick fledging rates