Wildlife Damage Management, Internet Center for


Date of this Version

January 1976


Published by Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Used by permission.
Part 2 of 5. This is a large high-resolution file.


Part 2 (pp. 19-55) Protein Patterns: Birds (Figure 9)
The reproductions illustrate avian crossreaction patterns obtained from chicken antiserum and mallard duck antiserum, using immunoelectrophoresis and immuno diffusion. Table 1 summarizes immunoelectrophoresis cross-reactions. Species included in the study are:
Chicken Gallus gallus
Coot Fulica americana
Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
Mourning Dove Zenaidura macoura
Mallard Duck Anas platyrhynchos
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Snow Goose Chen hyperborea
Eared Grebe Podiceps caspicus
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
White Pelican pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
Pigeon Columba livia
Prairie Chicken Tympanuchus cupido
Bobwhite Quail Colinus virginianus
Merriam's Turkey Meleagris gallopavo