Animals

Internationally Renowned British Seabird Colony Finally Free Of Rats

The Shiant Isles have been officially declared rat-free, thanks to a four-year partnership project to restore them as a secure haven for nesting seabirds.Monday, April 8, 2019

By Kieren Puffett
The Shiants, a remote cluster of islands five miles east of the Isle of Lewis and Harris in the Outer Hebrides, is one of the most important seabird breeding colonies in Europe.