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GLRPPR Sector Resource: A Review of the Problem of Lead Poisoning in Waterfowl

Title:
A Review of the Problem of Lead Poisoning in Waterfowl

Abstract:
Written by Glen C. Sanderson and Frank C. Bellrose, this report details the sources (including ingestion of lead shot), susceptibility and effects of lead poisoning in waterfowl prior to the 1991 ban on the use of lead shot for waterfowl hunting.

URL:
http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/birds/pbpoison/

Source:
IL Natural History Survey

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
August 1986

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