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DDT and reproductive success of bluebirds and house wrens in Northeastern Oregon

D. Cal McCluskey

DDT and reproductive success of bluebirds and house wrens in Northeastern Oregon

by D. Cal McCluskey

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • DDT (Insecticide) -- Toxicology.

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    Statementby Daniel C. McCluskey.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14231827M

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Cal McCluskey. DDT and reproductive success of bluebirds and house wrens in Northeastern Oregon. 82) for house wrens, and was 0. 75 mile for the Western blue- bird. There were no nestling losses detected for mountain bluebirds, in either spray or nonspray areas (table 2).

In the case of house wrens, no nestling deaths were recorded among 53 young in 9 nests, and the average fledged per nest was 5. 9 (table 2). Tree swallows had lower reproductive success (fledglings/clutch size) when nesting under power lines (Doherty and Grubb, ).

House wrens were not affected. Fernie et al., in a 2-year study, found that fertility of American kestrels was increased by EMFs equivalent to a kV 60 hertz power line. Egg size was larger for the EMF-exposed birds Cited by: 1. Early reproductive success of western bluebirds and ash-throated flycatchers: A landscape-contaminant perspective Article (PDF Available) in Environmental Pollution (3).

No significant adverse effect on reproductive success of mountain bluebirds (Sialia currucoides), western bluebirds (S. mexicana), and house wrens (Troglodytes aedon) was detected after aerial.

The tree swallow has a length between about 12 and 14 cm ( and in) and a weight of approximately 17 to g ( to oz). The male has mostly glossy blue-green upperparts, the wings and tail being underparts and the cheek patch are white, although the underwing coverts are grey-brown. The bill is black, the eyes dark brown, and the legs and feet pale brown.

Tree swallows had lower reproductive success (fledglings/clutch size) when nesting under power lines (Doherty and Grubb, ). House wrens (T. aedon) were not affected. A 2-year study found that fertility of American kestrels was increased by EMFs equivalent to a kV Hz power line (Fernie and Reynolds, ).

The EMF-exposed birds had. These House Finches flourished and spread rapidly. Originally a bird of hot deserts and dry open habitats of the southwest, it now occurs in nearly all types of landscapes and climates in North America, from edges of northern taiga to ocean coasts to metropolitan areas.

What a success story. Corvidae is a cosmopolitan family of oscine passerine birds that contains the crows, ravens, rooks, jackdaws, jays, magpies, treepies, choughs, and nutcrackers.

In common English, they are known as the crow family, or, more technically, species are described. The genus Corvus, including the jackdaws, crows, rooks, and ravens, makes up over a third of the entire family. Cavities are often found in decaying fence posts and are used by small cavity-nesting birds such as bluebirds, house wrens (Troglo- dytes aedon], swallows, chickadees (Parus spp.), and mammals such as bats, deer mice, and chipmunks.

potential of increasing raptor nesting habitat and reproductive success. site preferences of four diurnal. Centuries ago this bird probably followed bison herds on the Great Plains, feeding on insects flushed from the grass by the grazers.

Today it follows cattle, and occurs abundantly from coast to coast. Its spread has represented bad news for other songbirds: Cowbirds lay their eggs in nests of other birds.

Heavy parasitism by cowbirds has pushed some species to the status of "endangered" and. Along the coast between New York City and Boston, for example, about 90 percent of breeding pairs disappeared. Osprey studies provided key support for wider legal arguments against the use of persistent pesticides.

After the U.S. DDT ban, populations rebounded, and the Osprey became a conservation success symbol. An illustration of an open book.

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Ecotoxicology 18(7)– CrossRef Google Scholar. Reproductive Strategy Arrives on breeding grounds in late April to early May. Nesting begins in late May and early June, with fledging from late June to mid-August. Typically lay eggs per clutch, laid at one day intervals and are incubated by the female for about 12 days.

ABSTRACT AN ENVIRONMENTAL RISK ASSESSMENT OF SEVERAL PASSERINE BIRDS EXPOSED TO ELEVATED CONCENTRATIONS OF POLYCHLORINATED DIBENZOFURANS WHILE BREEDING IN THE RIVER. Reproductive success 1(4) p.

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More work is required to establish why the effects of nest mites on host reproductive success are so variable across studies.

-- Proctor and Owens (). According to Georgeann Schmalz of Birding Adventures, Inc., there are seven species of birds that commonly use nesting boxes in the Southeast: Carolina Wrens, Tufted Titmice, Carolina Chickadees, Brown-headed and White-breasted Nuthatches, Eastern Bluebirds, House Finches, and House Wrens.

Nesting boxes should be cleaned after each nesting season. PBDE flame retardants in eggs may reduce reproductive success of Ospreys in Oregon and Washington, USA. Ecotoxicology Henny, C.J., M.A. Yates, and W.

S. Seegar. Dramatic declines of DDE and other organochlorines in spring migrant Peregrine Falcons from Padre Island, Texas, Journal of Raptor Research Just four of 2, house-wrens nests were parasitized in a Canadian study.

You may want to forego wren boxes, as some wildlife managers suggest. Cowbirds and raccoons have--like house wrens--favored landscape changes made since Euro-American settlement.Reproductive success and biochemical effects in tree swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) exposed to chlorinated hydrocarbon contaminants in wetlands of the Great Lakes and St.

Lawrence River Basin, USA and Canada. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry