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Amino acid neurotoxins in feathers of the Lesser Flamingo, Phoeniconaias minor
The Lesser Flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor) is known to use cyanobacteria (primarily Arthrospira) as a major food source in the East African Rift Valley lakes. Periodically, mass mortalities have occurred, associated with ...
Analysis of the cyanotoxins anatoxin-a and microcystins in Lesser Flamingo feathers.
(Taylor & Francis, 2006)
Feathers from carcasses of the Lesser Flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor), which had died after ingesting cyanobacterial toxins (cyanotoxins) contained between 0.02 and 30.0 µg microcystin-LR equivalents per gram of feather ...