Canadian Poultry Magazine

Biologist proposes ideas for curbing AI’s impact on wild birds

By CBC News   

News Disease watch avian influenza H5N1

Disease has devastated N.L.'s wild bird population.

It has been a disastrous summer for Newfoundland and Labrador’s bird populations.

Thousands of gannets, puffins and murres, which once overran seaside cliffs that now sit half-empty, have died from avian influenza.

Memorial University biology professor Ian Jones is one of the experts watching the tragedy unfold and has proposed ideas to combat it.


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