Theodora Skartsi

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The aim of this study was to record the Schirmer tear test I (STT I) measurements in free-living vultures in order to estimate normal values. The Eurasian black vulture (Aegypius monachus), which breeds in the Mediterranean region and Asia, is listed as near threatened; it is also classified as vulnerable at the European level and endangered in Greece. The(More)
Natural History Museum of Crete, University of Crete, Knossos Av., Gr-71409, Irakleio, Crete, Greece Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies, Yale University, 21 Sachem St., New Haven, CT-06520, USA Department of Genetics and Molecular Biotechnology, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Thalassocosmos, Gournes Pediados, GR-71003 Irakleio, Crete, Greece WWF(More)
In the National Park of Dadia-Lefkimi-Soufli Forest (Dadia NP, Greece), seven "target" PCBs and 16 organochlorine pesticides (OCs) were analysed in blood samples of cinereous vultures (Aegypius monachus) and Eurasian griffon vultures (Gyps fulvus). PCB congeners 138, 153 and 180 predominated in both species' blood samples. In both species, no differences(More)
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