New cases of mass death of birds, Japan, USA

Bird watchers have expressed concern after the death of several migratory birds due to the possibility of avian influenza H5N1.

Bird sanctuaries, poultry farms and zoos were transferred to the high state of anxiety the past month after the migration of birds in some regions, where they found the dead birds — reports the New York Times.

Times also quoted this from ProMED Japan and other organizations that monitor the progress of the disease. Messages include information about the hooded crane, who was found dead on the plain of Izumi, Kagoshima Prefecture, southern Japan, the largest habitat of these birds and poultry leading the country.

Also in the report contains information which refers to the 23 birds found dead in northern Tottori.

The prefecture Toyami, just to the north, near a poultry farm, was found dead mute swan.

In Hyogo Prefecture on the Inland Sea of Japan, the government decided to stop running the national heritage — white storks, to prevent exposure to any possible infection from wild birds.

It is worth adding that hundreds of blackbirds were found dead in Louisiana (La)500 dead blackbirds were found near the new Louisiana road, a few days after it was found in Arkansas thousands of dead birds and at least ten dead birds were found in Kentucky.

As well, the New York Times noted on dead birds found in LA., Which also refers to the mystery of the death of the birds in Arkansas. "Will we continue to see dead birds falling from the sky or is it an accident?" — Asks Times.

What to say about the situation in Louisiana, and there, according to environmental officials, about 500 dead blackbirds and starlings have been found in Pointe Coupe. The birds were scattered on the road and roadside in the form of spot, next to Labarreskoy primary school.

Scientists from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife have been directed to collect samples, which will then be sent to the University of Georgia and the National Conservation Centre for the analysis.

Reports have been received of 5000 dead crows and sparrows are found near Bibe, Arkansas, on New Year. Scientists are not sure whether the incidents are related. So, they said that people who find dead birds should not touch them and should immediately report the find to the nearest wildlife.

For example, the woman told about a dozen dead birds on her site.

Near her car is a dead bird, quickly go to her mailbox, there too, the birds are scattered throughout the site. "I've never seen anything like it! Never, "- says Sandy hostess plot -" I live a couple of dogs in the area, at first I thought it was they bring dead birds. "

But when Monday morning she noticed a lot more dead birds, she panicked: — "I just saw the story on the news about the dead birds in Arkansas, and I was scared."

In fact, 3,000 blackbirds fell from the sky just last Friday. An autopsy ruled out poisoning. One of the leading biologists at Cornell University said the birds can sleep in one of the trees, when the hurricane as a vortex lifted them into the air, it's disorienting them, which was the cause of death, because in addition to all this is strongly cooled birds.

Were examined 6 nearest neighbors sites Sunday, but neither one of them dead birds were found.

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