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Can Ingestion of Lead Shot and Poisons Change Population Trends of Three European Birds: Grey Partridge, Common Buzzard, and Red Kite?

Author: Carolyn B. Meyer, Joseph S. Meyer, Alex B. Francisco, Jennifer Holder, Frederik Verdonck

This study demonstrates use of a population model to address the question of how lead shot ingestion might be changing population sizes of three terrestrial bird species that are susceptible to lead shot as well as effects of a second class of chemical stressors in European countries.

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