Animals possessing a vertebral column or backbone including birds, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals.
Is science in danger of sanctifying the wolf? [ More info] What does it mean that beneficial trophic cascades (side effects) of wolf population restoration are questioned by recent research?
Lead Poisoning in Wild Birds [ More info] Even though lead usage has declined due to environmental awareness and regulation, several human sources of lead continue to affect birds. Hunting ammunition and fishing gear are ingested by the birds, with toxic effects.
Long Term Resource Monitoring Program (Upper Mississippi River area): sampling data [ More info] Downloadable data and other information about the sampling programs used in long-term monitoring of the upper Mississippi River area.
Management and Research Applications of Long-range Surveillance Radar Data for Birds, Bats, and Flying Insects [ More info] Explains how radar can be used to measure the density, speed, direction, altitude, and location of flocks of animals in flight.
Managing habitat for grassland birds: a guide for Wisconsin [ More info] Guide to identification, selection, and management of grassland habitats in Wisconsin to conserve the populations of grassland birds. Includes glossary, references, bird lists, graphs, and maps.
Maps of distribution and abundance of selected species of birds on uncultivated native upland grasslands and shrubsteppe in the northern Great Plains [ More info] Links to maps of breeding distributions of bird species on grasslands and shrublands in the northern Great Plains. Maps can also be downloaded from *.zip files in HTML format.
Mercury Concentrations in Streams Found to Go Through Daily Cycles [ More info] Research findings and examples of application to real problems--highly variable conditions cause the production of toxic methyl mercury in the environment which accumulates in fish.
Mercury contamination of aquatic ecosystems [ More info] Fact sheet on mercury bioaccumulation and cycling in the environment. Also available in PDF format.
Mercury in the environment [ More info] Fact sheet on mercury and the environment, including toxic effects, risk to people and wildlife, sources of mercury, environments where methylmercury is a problem, and mercury contamination.
Miscellaneous fungal diseases [ More info] Chapter of Field Manual of Wildlife Diseases on miscellaneous fungi with information on fungal skin and subcutaneous lesions or mycosis primarily in birds.
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