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Organochlorine levels and shell thickness indices varied little between eggs in the same clutch of Accipiter nisus in the UK, but they varied greatly ...Read more
Persistent pesticide residues remain a significant environmental pollutant, reducing breeding success of predatory birds even where such pesticides ha...Read more
The nesting success of the sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) in and near arable areas in Britain has declined since 1947, owing to increased egg-breakage ...Read more
Sparrowhawks (Accipiter nisus) found dead in eastern England showed a significant reduction in HEOD (organochlorine pesticide residues derived from al...Read more
A statistical study of breeding success, eggshell index, and DDE, HEOD and PCB levels in Accipiter nisus eggs collected from 17 areas in Britain durin...Read more
Residues of DDE in kestrel eggs collected near Ithaca, New York, averaged 35, 42, 33 and 37 p.p.m. in 1969, 1970, 1971 and 1972, respectively. Based o...Read more
The following is virtually the author's summary. Since 1950, egg breakage has occurred with unprecedented frequency in the nests of peregrines (Falco ...Read more
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