Eustrongylides and Pesticide Levels in a Great Blue Heron Shot in Wisconsin

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Science Article 11

abstract

The parasitic roundworm, Eustrongylides ignotus [agersk , has been known to cause mortalit y and morbidity in members of the heron family in the eastern states of North America. To date no previous records exist for this nematode in Wisconsin.

D . M . Swinefordi, Patuxent Wildlife Research Centeri

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