Patterns and trends in concentrations of lead in bald eagles in the Upper Midwest
August 2014 - September 2016
- National Park Service
As high-trophic level predators, bald eagles are sensitive to accumulation of environmental contaminants. How lead accumulates through the food chain to bald eagles ins not well understood, and the results of this investigation will help identify patterns in lead concentrations in bald eagles in the Upper Midwest.