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Heavy metals in commercial fish in New Jersey.
Biology of marine birds
Seabirds in the Marine Environment, E.A. Schreiber and J. Burger The Fossil Seabird Fossil Record and the Role of Paleontology in Understanding Seabird Community Structure, K.I. Warheit Seabird
Risk, mercury levels, and birds: relating adverse laboratory effects to field biomonitoring.
TLDR
The levels in tissues that are associated with adverse effects in birds from laboratory studies are reviewed and compared with levels found in wild bird populations in the New York Bight to provide a basis for interpreting values in avian populations.
Relationships among Isolated Wetland Size, Hydroperiod, and Amphibian Species Richness: Implications for Wetland Regulations
Abstract: Wetland development within the United States is regulated primarily by size. Decisions concerning wetland destruction or conservation are therefore based in part on three inherent
Marine Birds as Sentinels of Environmental Pollution
Marine birds are useful as bioindicators of environmental pollution in estuarine and marine environments because they are often at the top of the food chain, ubiquitous, and many are abundant and
Heavy metal and selenium levels in feathers of young egrets and herons from Hong Kong and Szechuan, China
TLDR
Lead levels for all the birds in both Hong Kong and Szechuan were among the highest in the world, and this was attributed to the continued use of leaded gasoline.
Abundance and Distribution of Migrant Shorebirds in Delaware Bay
Northbound migrant shorebirds (Charadridae and Scolopacidae) were surveyed weekly by air on Delaware Bay beaches on the Atlantic coast of North America in May-June 1986 through 1992. The single day
Heavy metals in avian eggshells: another excretion method.
  • J. Burger
  • Biology, Medicine
    Journal of toxicology and environmental health
  • 1 February 1994
TLDR
Data suggest that, except for mercury, eggshells provide another method of excretion of metals in these two species of birds.
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