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DDE not implicated in cliff swallow, Petrochelidon pyrrhonota, mortality during severe spring weather in Oregon

Canadian Field-Naturalist

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Abstract

Large numbers ofCliff Swallows (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) died in late May near Burns, Oregon, during cold, wet weather. The brains of five dead birds did not contain lethal concentrations of DDE, and no PCBs were detected.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
DDE not implicated in cliff swallow, Petrochelidon pyrrhonota, mortality during severe spring weather in Oregon
Series title:
Canadian Field-Naturalist
Volume
96
Issue:
2
Year Published:
1982
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description:
210-211
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Canadian Field-Naturalist
First page:
210
Last page:
211
Number of Pages:
2