Thousands of nesting Bonin petrels were buried alive. Petrels nest in underground burrows. The petrel population at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge has grown exponentially since rats were eradicated over 10 years ago.
Presented by Christopher Horsch, USFWS. February 2010. - This presentation draws from the work done by others, notably Dr. Richard Wolfson, Middlebury College, the late Dr. Stephen Schneider, Stanford University, and Dr. Stephen Miller, USFWS.