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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.


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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