Heavy metal and selenium concentrations in feathers of egrets from Bali and Sulawesi, Indonesia.

@article{Burger1997HeavyMA,
  title={Heavy metal and selenium concentrations in feathers of egrets from Bali and Sulawesi, Indonesia.},
  author={Joanna Burger and Michael G Gochfeld},
  journal={Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology},
  year={1997},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={217-21}
}
Herons and egrets are ideal organisms to use asindicators of heavy metal exposure in an ecosystem because different speciesfeed at different levels of the food chain and live in both coastal andinland habitats. This paper reports on the concentration of heavy metals andselenium in the feathers of cattle egrets Bubulcus ibis that wereexamined from nesting and roosting sites in Bali and Sulawesi, Indonesia, andin feathers of little egrets Egretta garzetta and intermediate egretsE. intermedia from… CONTINUE READING

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