Details of this species in Double Is. (Falkland Islands) (sub-Antarctic)
Source: Island Conservation and Ecology Group, 2004
Species Notes for this Location:
Management Notes for this Location:
Rattus norvegicus was eradicated from Double Island in 2001, by Falkland Conservation. The eradication programme used hand broadcast of brodifacoum (20ppm), at a rate of 5.5kg/ha. Experimental "eradications" were conducted on five other islands (Harpoon, Horse, Rat, Calf Island, and Calf Islet) to test rat re-invasion ability Please see Report on the Falklands Conservation Rat Eradication Project for details..
The vegetation of Double Island (9 ha) is primarily grassy.
Last Modified: 18/08/2006 3:59:45 p.m.