Prevalence and effects of lead poisoning resulting from ingestion of lead fishing sinkers and other fishing tackle on selected avian species.
Entry ID: usgsbrdnwhc_d_lead

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Summary
Abstract: Lead poisoning of birds, particularly common loons
(Gavia immer) and trumpeter swans (Cygnus
buccinator), in the United States due to the
ingestion of lead fishing sinkers has been
documented in several published reports. However,
little is known about the prevalence of lead
exposure and poisoning in birds from ingested
fishing sinkers and jig heads. In 1992, the
Department of the Interior was ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.0   S: 25.0   E: -67.0   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wildlife Health Center
Dataset Title: Prevalence and effects of lead poisoning resulting from ingestion of lead fishing sinkers and other fishing tackle on selected avian species.
Dataset Release Date: 1999-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Madison, Wisconsin
Dataset Publisher: USGS, Biological Resources Division, National Wildlife Health Center
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-10-01
Stop Date: 1999-06-30
ISO Topic Category
Quality Tissues and radiographs have been collected from 31 species of birds
in 29 states.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
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Data Center
National Wildlife Health Center, Biological Resources Division, USGS, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.nwhc.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CHRISTOPHER J. BRAND
Phone: 608-270-2400
Fax: 608-270-2415
Email: christopher_brand at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources
Division, National Wildlife Health Center
City: Madison
Province or State: Wisconsin
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 608-270-2400
Fax: 608-270-2415
Email: christopher_brand at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources
Division, National Wildlife Health Center
City: Madison
Province or State: Wisconsin
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-09-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-10-18
Future DIF Review Date: 2000-09-28
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