Aldrin poisoning of Sarus cranes (Grus antigone) and a few granivorous birds in Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, India

  title={Aldrin poisoning of Sarus cranes (Grus antigone) and a few granivorous birds in Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, India},
  author={S. Muralidharan},
  • S. Muralidharan
  • Published 1993
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Between 1987–88 and 1989–90, 18 Sarus cranes (Grus antigone), more than 50 collared doves (Streptopelia decaocto) and a few blue rock pigeons (Columba livia) were found dead during winter in Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, which coincided with the application of aldrin in the crop fields around the Park. Brain tissue of Sarus cranes, collared doves and blue rock pigeons contained an average of 19.33 (3.56–43.46), 15.19 (7.40–20.70), and 20.42 (14.61–26.23) ppm, wet weight, of dieldrin… CONTINUE READING
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