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Contaminant concentrations in Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) eggs and in the blood of young from the lower Duwamish River, WA and Willamette River, OR, 2002-2003 and 2006-2007

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2002
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2003
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2006
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2007

Summary

We evaluated the effects of contaminants on osprey (Pandion haliaetus) nesting along the lower Duwamish River (LDR), Washington, and used the upper reach of the Willamette River (WR), Oregon, as a reference site. Data are contained in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet which includes contaminant residues for each Osprey egg and blood sample with corresponding egg and nestling morphometric characteristics, and the number of young produced at each nest.

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Purpose

This data set was developed to assess the potential injury of contaminant burdens in the lower Duwamish River, Washington to a top predatory wildlife species.

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