Silence of the Birds
Read this informative article and watch this video about
the birds on Guam.
Bird Shows Pros and Cons of Captive Breeding
Find out more about the effort to reintroduce the Guam
rail in this Environmental Defense Fund article
50 Brown Tree Snake
A tremendous amount of information regarding the Guam
rail, the brown tree snake and the general status of
endangered species on Guam.
Nichols @ National Zoo
A Smithsonian Institution research report about Nichols'
work with viruses and the brown tree snake population.
An article about Nichols' research from the National
Zoo's publication Zoogoer
Brown Tree Snake: A Fact Sheet for Pacific Island Residents
The mid-continent ecological science center, a division
of the United States Geological Survey, provides some
helpful information about the brown tree snake for both
tourists and residents of the Pacific islands.
Nichols has also been investigating the cause of a new
amphibian diseases that has been threatening populations
of toads and frogs, in the hopes of saving many rare