In Situ Behavioral Response of Common Loons Associated with Elevated Mercury (Hg) Exposure
- Be a Word Detective. Stone, Lynn M. // Penguins (9780822530220);1998, p5
The article lists several words related to penguin's life that appeared in the book Penguins. Some of the words are, down, incubating, predators, preens, etc.
- Toxicity Testing of Waterborne Mercury with Red Sea Bream ( Pagrus major) Embryos and Larvae. Huang, Wei; Cao, Liang; Shan, Xiujuan; Lin, Longshan; Dou, Shuozeng // Bulletin of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology;Apr2011, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p398
ute toxicity tests revealed that, in red sea bream ( Pagrus major) embryos, 24 and 48 h LC values of waterborne HgCl were 67.3 and 39.1 Î¼g Hg L. In larvae, 48, 72 and 96 h LC values were 41.9, 36.1 and 34.8 Î¼g Hg L, respectively. Sub-chronic toxicity tests indicated that mercury...
- Mercury in White Stork ( Ciconia ciconia) Chick Feathers from Northeastern Mediterranean Areas in Relation to Age, Brood Size, and Hatching Order. Goutner, Vassilis; Becker, Peter; Liordos, Vasilios; Tsachalidis, Efstathios // Archives of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology;Aug2011, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p327
Mercury (Hg) levels in white stork ( Ciconia ciconia) feathers collected in the mid-1990s from five northeastern Mediterranean (Greece) areas varied, with mean ranges between 301 ng g dry weight (dw) (Pinios River) and 1911 ng g dw (Sperchios Delta). A significant increase of Hg levels in chick...
- HANDEDNESS AND GROOMING IN CHIMPANZEES (FAN TROGLODYTES). Russell, J. L.; Remkus, M.; Schapiro, S. J.; Hopkins, W. D. // International Journal of Primatology;Feb2006 Supplement, Vol. 27, p553
The article presents the abstract of the paper "Handedness and Grooming in Chimpanzees (Pan Troglodytes)," by J.L. Russell, M. Remkus, S.J. Schapiro and W.D. Hopkins, to be presented at the 21st Congress of the International Primatological Society in Entebbe, Uganda from June 25-30, 2006.
- Four Very Different Leg Positions. Morris, George H. // Practical Horseman;Nov2002, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p52
Explores the fundamental foot positions in horseback riding. Appearance denoting lack of grooming; Discussion on proper foot position; Importance of putting a rider's foot on the iron for security.
- Grooming May Stimulate Pleasure Nerves. // Horse Journal;Mar2013, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p6
The offers information on the activation and stimulation of pleasure nerves of horses with the application of stroking and grooming process on horses.
- Loons on the Edge. DeVore, Sheryl // Birder's World;Aug2002, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p46
Presents information on Common Loons found on the Ottawa National Forest in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Effect of mercury deposits in water on loons and humans; Information on the traditional loon-banding technique; Description of the mate switching behavior of loons.
- Prospecting in a solitary breeder: chick production elicits territorial intrusions in common loons. Walter H. Piper; Charles Walcott; John N. Mager; Margaret Perala; Keren B. Tischler; Erin Harrington; Amy J. Turcotte; Marc Schwabenlander; Nathan Banfield // Behavioral Ecology;Nov2006, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p881
In many species, young animals learn about various breeding patches in one year and use what they have learned to settle in a promising patch the next. Common loons (Gavia immer) seem good candidates for such prospecting as prebreeders and displaced breeders intrude frequently into breeding...
- THE COMMON LOON SYMBOL OF WILDERNESS. Sept, Duane // Cottage Life West;Jun2013, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p51
The article discusses the taxonomy, physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of Gavia immer or common loon. Living west of the Canadian Rockies, the large bird weight four to five kilos. They have four distinct calls: a wail, a tremolo, a yodel, and the hoot. Their extremely awkward...