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A morning participating in a Study of Saltmarsh Sparrow Mercury Exposure at the Pine Neck Nature Sanctuary
By Kathleen Heenan Volunteer teacher, NY State Audubon’s For the Birds program
Early in a morning in mid-July 2014, I arrived at the Nature Conservancy’s Pine Neck Reserve in East Quogue, located on the east side of Weesuck Creek, to ob- serve and assist with the “sparrow round up," in a research project designed to assess the mercury exposure of Saltmarsh Sparrows.
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