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Document Title:

Environmental Contaminants in Two Bald Eagle Eggs from New Hampshire

AUTHOR(S):
Steven E. Mierzykowski


REPORT NUMBER:
FY10-MEFO-1?EC
PAGES:
1 - 22

PUBLICATION DATE: October 2010

ABSTRACT:
On June 12, 2006 and June 2, 2009, non-viable, addled bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) eggs were collected from nests at Pontook Reservoir on the Androscoggin River and at Silver Lake, New Hampshire (NH), respectively. Egg contents were analyzed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for organochlorine compounds and trace elements.

PUBLISHED BY:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

DOCUMENT LINK:
http://www.fws.gov/northeast/mainecontaminants/pdf/NH_BAEA_Egg_Report_2010Final.pdf, 1 MB

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Maine Contaminants Program

Last updated: February 13, 2013