Lead shot toxicosis in waterfowl from Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island by Richard Wilbert Daury

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Subjects:

  • Waterfowl shooting -- Prince Edward Island,
  • Waterfowl shooting -- Nova Scotia,
  • Lead -- Toxicology -- Prince Edward Island,
  • Lead -- Toxicology -- Nova Scotia

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Statementby Richard Wilbert Daury.
SeriesCanadian theses on microfiche
ContributionsAcadia University. Dept. of Biology.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches (x, 87 p.)
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23837427M
ISBN 100315631392
OCLC/WorldCa28019008

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J Wildl Dis – Google ScholarCited by:   The incidence of lead shot ingestion in waterfowl has declined in the lower Great Lakes (LGL) following the Canada-wide ban on use of toxic shot for waterfowl hunting, but few data exist on ingestion frequencies of spent shot or fishing weights for sea ducks wintering at the LGL.

Artifact ingestion was evaluated in Buffleheads (Bucephala albeola), Common Goldeneyes (B. Cited by: 5. Use of lead shot for waterfowl hunting was banned in the United States in to reduce the incidence of lead toxicosis in waterfowl.

In Canada implemented a similar ban. The lower Great Lakes (LGL) are important migratory areas for greater (Aythya marila) and lesser scaup (A. affinis). Prior to the implementation of the Canadian ban, 11% and 8% of greater and lesser scaup Cited by: 7.

The incidence of lead shot ingestion in waterfowl has declined in the lower Great Lakes (LGL) following the Canada-wide ban on use of toxic shot for waterfowl hunting, but few data exist on.

Lead shot and rifle ammunition is widely used in hunting upland game, deer, moose and most other species except waterfowl. Lead sinkers are still used for fishing. Lead poisoning has been documented in over species worldwide, including humans.

Every year at CWRC we receive eagles that are poisoned by lead, usually during or just after. Daury RW, Schwab FE, Bateman MC () Blood lead concentrations of waterfowl from unhunted and heavily hunted marshes of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, Canada. J Wildl Dis – PubMed Google ScholarCited by: In-depth coverage of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, and Lead shot toxicosis in waterfowl from Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island book Background information on the landscape, culture, history, and environment Essential insight for travelers on recreation, transportation, and accommodations, as well as information on hike accessibility packaged in a book light enough to toss in.

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Mute Swan numbers began increasing rapidly when lead shot was banned. Efforts to reduce lead shot in Maryland began in the s and a federal ban was adopted in As shallow water feeders, Mute Swans scoop up plenty of mud containing small pellets discharged from hunters' shotguns.

The document provided the scientific justification for a ban on the use of lead shot and the subsequent approval of steel shot for hunting waterfowl and coots that began that year, with a complete ban on lead for waterfowl and coot hunting in We have continued to consider other potential candidates for approval as nontoxic shot.

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Increased use of nontoxic shot will enhance protection of migratory waterfowl. There is also a growing population in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, following deliberate re-establishment of local Canada Goose flocks beginning in the late s.

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Though sometimes referred to as “resident,” many migrate as far north as James and Hudson bays in Ontario and to northern Quebec during the moulting period.

The United States and Canada banned lead shot for hunting in the last century to prevent waterfowl, primarily dabblers, from ingesting the toxic metal, but scientists are still finding metal in ducks’ gizzards today.

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