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Pigeon droppings

From: John Simmons <jsimmons>
Date: Thursday, April 1, 1999
Sue Rees <sue.rees [at] dundeecity__gov__uk> writes

>Does anyone know of any recent publications/articles on Pigeon
>droppings and health hazards?
>I would like have more literature/case studies--the
scarier the better to back up my case

Try this one:

    Hancock, E.G.  1993.
    Museum pests from pigeon nests.
    Journal of Biological Curation 1(3/4):41-43
    Pests found in nests on Glasgow museum included spider beetles,
    larder beetles (dermestids), mites, and blowflies.

John Simmons
Natural History Museum
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas 66045

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:78
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