Productivity, diet, and environmental contaminants in bald eagles nesting near the Wisconsin shoreline of Lake Superior

@article{Kozie1991ProductivityDA,
  title={Productivity, diet, and environmental contaminants in bald eagles nesting near the Wisconsin shoreline of Lake Superior},
  author={Karin D. Kozie and Raymond K. Anderson},
  journal={Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology},
  year={1991},
  volume={20},
  pages={41-48}
}
Bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) nesting in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and along the Wisconsin shoreline of Lake Superior produced an average of 0.8 young/occupied nest and had an average nest success of 57% during 1983–1988, compared to 1.3 young/occupied nest and 77% nest success in inland Wisconsin. Contaminant levels in nestling bald eagle carcasses collected from nests near Lake Superior were higher than those collected inland, suggesting local contamination. Prey remains… 

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