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Publication Date

1967

Keywords

Great blue heron--Nests; Soils--Analysis; Animal droppings

Abstract

The damaging effect of Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) excrement on nest trees was determined by observation and Hellige-Truog soil analysis methods. In large heronries high chemical concentrations kill nest trees and result in movement of heronry boundaries to o live tree area.

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80

Last Page

83

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