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Bald eagle mortality from lead poisoning and other causes 1963-1984

January 1, 1985

In November 1984, the NWHL was assigned the task to:

"Prepare a report of bald eagle mortality from lead poisoning and other causes. Determine whether primary causes of lead poisoning are due to ingestion of lead shot pellets. Prepare an appropriate map showing eagle concentrations and location of death. Make management recommendations."

This report is the response to that task. Report organization follows a sequence of: background information, findings, discussion, conclusions, recommendations, and references."

Citation Information

Publication Year 1985
Title Bald eagle mortality from lead poisoning and other causes 1963-1984
Authors
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype Other Report
Index ID 94733
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Wildlife Health Center