- High levels of contaminants in ivory gull Pagophila eburnea eggs from the Russian and Norwegian ArcticCecilie Miljeteig
Norwegian Polar Institute, 9296 Tromsø, Norway
Environ Sci Technol 43:5521-8. 2009..The contaminant levels presented here are among the highest reported in Arctic seabird species, and we identify this as an important stressor in a species already at risk due to environmental change...
- Eggshell thinning and decreased concentrations of vitamin E are associated with contaminants in eggs of ivory gullsCecilie Miljeteig
Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway Norwegian Polar Institute, Framsenteret, 9296 Tromsø, Norway
Sci Total Environ 431:92-9. 2012..In general, a thinning above 16 to 20% has been associated with a decline in bird populations, suggesting that contaminant-induced eggshell thinning may constitute a serious threat to ivory gull populations globally...