Bicknell's Thrush Population Demographics and Ecology: Assessing levels of methylmercury in montane forest bird community on Mount Mansfield

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( - 2000-12-31) Sampling mercury levels in breeding birds in Mt. Mansfield's montane forests as a bioindicator of mercury accumulation. Determine the population density and breeding ecology of Bicknell's Thrush on Mount Mansfield; assess the conservation status of this bird regionally; determine the effects of ski area development on the forest bird community; and monitor trends over time.

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