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Nineteenth Century Mercury: Hazard to Wading Birds and Cormorants of the Carson River, Nevada
Contemporary mercury interest relates to atmospheric deposition, contaminated fish stocks and exposed fish-eating wildlife. The focus is on methylmercury (MeHg) even though most contamination is ofExpand
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Cholinesterase (ChE) response and related mortality among birds fed ChE inhibitors
Patterns of mortality and inhibition of brain and plasma ChE in birds treated with ChE inhibitors were studied in an attempt to determine the validity of using ChE activity as a monitoring andExpand
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Anticholinesterase poisoning of birds: Field monitoring and diagnosis of acute poisoning
Organophosphorus and carbamate pesticides are cholinesterase (ChE) inhibiting chemicals that have been responsible for avian die-offs. Identification of chemicals implicated in these die-offs isExpand
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BRAIN CHOLINESTERASE ACTIVITY OF APPARENTLY NORMAL WILD BIRDS
  • E. Hill
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of wildlife diseases
  • 1988
Organophosphorous and carbamate pesticides are potent anticholinesterase substances that have killed large numbers of wild birds of various species. Cause of death is diagnosed by demonstration ofExpand
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Cyanide and migratory birds at gold mines in Nevada, USA
Since the mid-1980s, cyanide in heap leach solutions and mill tailings ponds at gold mines in Nevada has killed a large but incompletely documented number of wildlife (>9,500 individuals, primarilyExpand
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ACUTE ORAL TOXICITY OF SODIUM CYANIDE IN BIRDS
Sensitivities of six avian species, black vulture (Coragyps atratus), American kestrel (Falco sparverius), Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), domestic chicken (Gallus domesticus), easternExpand
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CASE HISTORIES OF BALD EAGLES AND OTHER RAPTORS KILLED BY ORGANOPHOSPHORUS INSECTICIDES TOPICALLY APPLIED TO LIVESTOCK
Since 1982 when secondary poisoning of a red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) was documented following the recommended use of famphur applied topically to cattle, the Patuxent Wildlife Research CenterExpand
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Seasonal variation in diagnostic enzymes and biochemical constituents of captive northern bobwhites and passerines.
1. A variety of biochemical measurements were taken periodically in captive northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus L.), European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris L.), red-winged blackbirds (AgelaiusExpand
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