Preliminary evidence of anticoagulant rodenticide exposure in American kestrels in the Western US

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 16:32 in Psychology & Sociology

American kestrels are a beloved raptor species experiencing a troubling decline, and our use of rodenticides is not helping. According to a new study published in the Journal of Raptor Research, adult kestrels sampled in and around the Salt Lake City metropolitan area showed high rates of exposure to five types of anticoagulant rodenticides.

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