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Bird Nests and Forensic Geology


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1 Department of Geology, University of Patras, 26504 Rio Patras, Greece
 

A recent publication presented mineralogical analysis of bird nests from both rural and urban areas. It was found that the birds use minerals with specific characteristics and that they get them from a significant distance from their nests if these minerals are not found close by such mineralogical analysis of bird nests can have a significant impact on forensic geology and as a result on criminal investigations.
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Dimitrios Papoulis
Department of Geology, University of Patras, 26504 Rio Patras, Greece
Eleni Gianni
Department of Geology, University of Patras, 26504 Rio Patras, Greece

Abstract


A recent publication presented mineralogical analysis of bird nests from both rural and urban areas. It was found that the birds use minerals with specific characteristics and that they get them from a significant distance from their nests if these minerals are not found close by such mineralogical analysis of bird nests can have a significant impact on forensic geology and as a result on criminal investigations.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18520/cs%2Fv117%2Fi10%2F1566-1567