Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology

, Volume 70, Issue 2, pp 0385–0393

Concentrations of Metals in Feathers and Blood of Nestling Black-Crowned Night-Herons (Nycticorax nycticorax) in Chesapeake and Delaware Bays


  • N. H. Golden
    • Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Science Program, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
  • B. A. Rattner
    • USGS-Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 12011 Beech Forest Road, Laurel, MD 20708, USA
  • P. C. McGowan
    • United States Fish and Wildlife Service Chesapeake Bay Field Office, Annapolis, MD 21401, USA
  • K. C. Parsons
    • Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, Post Office Box 1770, Manomet, MA 02345, USA
  • M. A. Ottinger
    • Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA

DOI: 10.1007/s00128-002-0203-6

Cite this article as:
Golden, N., Rattner, B., McGowan, P. et al. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. (2003) 70: 0385. doi:10.1007/s00128-002-0203-6

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