Poison-related mortality effects in the endangered Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) population in Spain

@article{Hernndez2009PoisonrelatedME,
  title={Poison-related mortality effects in the endangered Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) population in Spain},
  author={Mauro Hern{\'a}ndez and Antoni Margalida},
  journal={European Journal of Wildlife Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={55},
  pages={415-423}
}
A total of 211 poisoning incidents registered over the period 1990–2007 and affecting 294 Egyptian vultures (Neophron percnopterus) were studied to address the impact of poison-related mortality in the Spanish population. Poison-related mortality mainly affected the birds on an individual level, with low numbers of individuals being found in each incident (mean 1.39) with 94.9% being adults. Deaths were largely recorded (81.8%) during the breeding season, with mortality peaking during May and… Expand

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