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Wildlife Toxicology

Study site locations: Minnesota - Trace elements in four waterbirds species

Unexpectedly, based on previously published literature, exposure and accumulation of trace elements in four species of colonial waterbirds were negligible or at background levels.

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Custer, T. W., C. M. Custer, B. A. Eichhorst, and D. Warburton. 2007. Selenium and metal concentrations in waterbird eggs and chicks at Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge, Minnesota. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 53:103-109

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