Laysan Albatross (Moli) with visible head wound. Photo credit: USFWS. Mice are preying on nesting albatross on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and the Battle of Midway National Monument, part of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.
Mice attacks on albatross prompt proposed removal from Midway
The US Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to remove the invasive house mouse from Midway Atoll in an effort to protect seabird colonies.
An international collaboration has found that hazardous chemicals were detected in plastics eaten by seabirds. …