Analysis of Mercury toxicity in the wild Population of Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrhynchus (Swainson, 1837) from some selected community in Benue State, Nigeria

@inproceedings{Egwumah2018AnalysisOM,
  title={Analysis of Mercury toxicity in the wild Population of Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrhynchus (Swainson, 1837) from some selected community in Benue State, Nigeria},
  author={Egwumah Egwumah},
  year={2018}
}
Mercury contamination in wild birds has long been recognized as a serious predicament in terms of pollution. Emission of mercury is still being observed1–3 in order to reduce the rate of environmental pollution. Birds can be exposed externally, by physical contact, and internally, by consumption of contaminated feed.4 Mercury can be bioaccumulated and biomagnified in the ecosystems leading to wildlife being exposed to it, and this may harm birds and even lead to population declines5 in most… CONTINUE READING

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