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Heavy Metal Bioaccumulation in Egretta garzetta and Ardea cinerea in the North Area of Poyang Lake
Author of the article:LI Huixin1,2, LIU Gang1,2, LU Kangning3, ZHANG Ling4, ZHU Qi5, LIU Fangjing5, WEN Wanyu1,2, GONG Minghao1,2*
Author's Workplace:1. Institute of Wetland Research, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Beijing 100091, China;
2. Beijing Key Laboratory of Wetland Services and Restoration, Beijing 100091, China;
3. Office of China Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network, National Forestry and Grassland Administration, Beijing 100091, China;
4. China Wildlife Conservation Association, Beijing 100714, China;
5. Jiangxi Poyang Lake National Nature Reserve Administration, Nanchang 330038, China
Key Words:Egretta garzetta; Ardea cinerea; heavy metal pollution; bioaccumulation factor; Poyang Lake
Abstract:The heavy metal bioaccumulation levels and characteristics of waterfowls are important to understanding the physical condition of wetland ecosystem and habitat security of waterfowls. In this research, by using non-invasively sampling method, we collected the eggshells of little egrets (Egretta garzetta) and grey herons (Ardea cinerea) and the soil samples of their foraging habitats in Da Zizui village of Duchang county, which located in the north area of Poyang Lake in 2016. Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry was used to analyze the abundances of residual 8 types of heavy metals (Cr, Cu, Ni, Zn, As, Pb, Cd, and Hg) in E. garzetta and A. cinerea, and the bioaccumulation profiles of 8 metals in the foraging habitat soils. The results showed that Zn had the highest concentration in the eggshells of the 2 species, while Cd had the lowest. Among these metals, only Pb was extremely significantly enriched in A. cinerea compared with that in E. garzetta (P<0.01). In terms of bioaccumulation profiles, Hg was the highest in the eggshells of E. garzetta and A. cinerea, while As was the lowest. Comparison of heavy metal bioaccumulation between E. garzetta and A. cinerea showed that the bioaccumulation of Pb was significantly higher in A. cinerea (P<0.01).
2019,38(2): 206-213,219 收稿日期:2018-09-06
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