Occurrence of ingested lead shot in Alberta ducks, 1977 by Harold R. Weaver Download PDF EPUB FB2
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Fish and Wildlife Division comment 0. Includes bibliographical references (p. ) Topics: Ducks, Lead. Government of Alberta Publications Collection. Bellrose (1) suggested the number of lead shot ingested was closely associated with waterfowl mortality, and ducks ingesting only a single pellet had an increased chance of survival compared to ducks that ingest 2 or more pellets.
The Coeur d’Alene River Basin, Lake Coeur d’Alene, and the Spokane River contain elevated heavy metal concentrations in sediment and water from historical mining and ore processing operations in the Coeur d’Alene Basin. Lead poisoning has been identified as the cause of death in hundreds of waterfowl utilizing wetlands in the floodplain of the Coeur d’Alene River, but little was Cited by: Between January and Februarygizzards were collected from birds from the groups; Anatidae, Charadriidae, Scolopacidae and Rallidae, shot in the Camargue, and examined for the presence of ingested lead was found in nine out of ten Anatidae species, three of 15 Scolopacidae species and all of three Rallidae species.
Twenty-seven per cent of Anatidae sampled had ingested Cited by: Lead shot has been found in the intestines of the globally threatened whooping crane (Grus americana); one individual ingested more than 75 shot (Hall and Fisher, ).
Sandhill cranes have also picked up pellets, both in the wild and in captivity (Windingstad et al.,National Wildlife Health Laboratory, ).Cited by: The Alberta government has ruled out an independent inquiry into the deaths of more than ducks at an oilsands plant near Fort McMurray last week, but insists it is serious about finding out.
Metal debris was present in six species, and ingested by 12 of (%) birds, and prevalence did not differ among species with sufficient samples (Fisher exact test, p = ). All ingested birdshot was a non-toxic alternative to lead shot, such as steel, based on uncrushed, rounded shapes of recovered pellets.
Management practices to reduce shot ingestion by waterfowl There is only one long-term solution to the problem of lead poisoning of waterfowl: the use of an alternative non-toxic shot type. In the USA, annual waterfowl deaths from lead poisoning have led to a federal ban against the use of lead shot for all waterfowl hunting nationwide by Reports of lead poisoning range from acute elemental ingestion to chronic environmental and industrial exposure (Oehme, ).
Cadmium exposure can be a significant occupational hazard, and its apparent contribution to Itai-Itai disease in Japan establishes this metal as 1977 book important environmental contaminant (Friberg et al., ; Oehme, ).
Lead shot can be ingested by birds mistaking it for grit; similarly, lead sinkers can be mistaken for small pebbles and can be ingested by birds, leading to lead poisoning and possibly death. The toxic effects of lost sinkers have been documented in common loons, accounting for % of all reported deaths of adult common loons on their.
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During the hunting seasons, Canvasbacks were collected from 7 states of the Mississippi flyway (N=) with % having ingested shot (includes both Pb and steel), and during the hunting seasons, Canvasbacks were collected from 11 states of the Mississippi flyway (N=45) with % having ingested shot (includes both Pb and.
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complete analysis is impossible. However, ingested shot studies and the analysis of food habits are complete. The incidence of ingested shot will be reported here and food habits results will be reported in a separate section.
For all areas and age classes, percent of the mallards and pintails had ingested lead shot (Table 9).Northern pintail (Anas acuta) ducks are one of the most abundant avian species inhabiting the Central Valley of California during autumn and throughout winter.
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