Avian Influenza H5N8/H5N6 in White-tailed Eagles 2016-2018

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Re: Avian Influenza H5N8/H5N6 in White-tailed Eagles 2016-20

Post by maertha » March 2nd, 2018, 6:15 pm

+++ WtE first case of H5N6 in Denmark +++ First case of avian flu in Denmark in 2018 +++

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Post by maertha » March 12th, 2018, 5:26 pm

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Officially confirmed, see above: 13 March. The group "Mountshannon Eagles" broke the news on 9 March 2018 via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Mountshannoneagles/
Newspaper article: 11 March 2018 https://www.farmersjournal.ie/suspected ... are-354263
According to Mountshannon Eagles, the dead bird is Saoirse. She is the female of the local breeding pair, partner of Caimin, and mother of 2017 chick Shannon who was the first known case of H5N6 in Ireland (see 7 February 2018 viewtopic.php?f=46&t=863&start=40).

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Post by maertha » March 22nd, 2018, 5:14 pm

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Post by maertha » March 23rd, 2018, 5:12 pm

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Post by maertha » March 23rd, 2018, 5:14 pm

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Note: About 30 swans, along with seagulls and cormorants, were found dead on Tuesday, 27 March near the town of Maribo; test results expected after Easter.
In Danish: https://www.fyens.dk/indland/33-svaner- ... el/3242955
In English: https://www.thelocal.dk/20180328/30-dea ... anish-lake

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Post by maertha » March 23rd, 2018, 5:15 pm

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Post by maertha » March 28th, 2018, 5:12 pm

+++ White-tailed Eagle first case of avian influenza H5N6 in Finland +++ First case of avian flu in Finland in 2018 +++

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  • 1 WtE
  • Found/captured 20 March 2018 in Pargas, southwest Finland https://goo.gl/maps/Rp5y2E7MYnQ2
  • The raptor has been taken to an animal shelter in the city of Turku; H5 confirmed. Press release, 28 March 2018 by Evira, the Finnish Food Safety Authority https://www.evira.fi/elaimet/ajankohtai ... nfluenssa/
  • Evira update, 29 March 2018: H5N6 confirmed. After the diagnosis, the eagle and other birds in the Animal Care Department were killed to prevent the spread of avian flu. https://www.evira.fi/elaimet/elainten-t ... 6-tyyppia/
  • OIE-Report: A white-tailed eagle unable to fly properly was found and delivered to wild animal shelter on 20 March 2018. The swab sample was found positive for avian influenza type H5N6 on 29 March 2018. The white-tailed eagle was euthanized because of its poor condition. The shelter had five other wild birds (whooper swan, rock pigeons, greenfinch) that were euthanized as well. Report reference: REF OIE 26324, Report Date: 29/03/2018

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Post by maertha » April 4th, 2018, 5:18 pm

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Post by maertha » April 9th, 2018, 6:00 pm

Denmark
  • 1 WtE
  • Found 27 March, received by the lab 4 April 2018
  • Holsteinborgvej, between Rude and Bisserup (Slagelse Municipality, Zealand) https://goo.gl/maps/GAV8TH2M9KQ2
  • Journal Number 18-04903-01
  • Source: Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark, 9 April 2018
  • H5N6 confirmed 11 April 2018, Ministry of Environment and Food

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Post by maertha » April 9th, 2018, 6:01 pm

Denmark
  • 1 WtE
  • Found 27 March, received by the lab 4 April 2018
  • Bognæsvej, Roskilde (Zealand) https://goo.gl/maps/uzh5xpM2hYQ2
  • Journal Number 18-04904-01
  • Source: Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark, 9 April 2018
  • H5N6 confirmed 11 April 2018, Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark
  • 1 WtE
  • Found 27 March, euthanized 1 April 2018
  • Herlufmagle (Zealand) https://goo.gl/maps/4411kerL4sj
  • “On March 27th, a white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) was observed flying against a tree in Herlufmagle, and on April 1st the eagle was euthanized. On June 1st the National Veterinary Institute confirmed highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H5N6) in samples from the eagle.” Source: OIE Report https://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahi ... rtid=27011

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Post by maertha » April 9th, 2018, 6:02 pm

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Post by maertha » April 11th, 2018, 5:31 pm

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Post by maertha » April 25th, 2018, 8:45 pm

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Post by maertha » April 26th, 2018, 5:28 pm

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Post by maertha » April 27th, 2018, 5:18 pm

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  • 1 WtE, found 12 February 2018
  • Væggerløse, island of Falster https://goo.gl/maps/Gb4sPuXTbZS2
  • Journalnr. 18-05921-01. Confirmed 26 April 2018, Ministry of Environment and Food

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Post by maertha » May 9th, 2018, 6:24 pm

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Swedish newspapers reported five dead eagles end of April. https://www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/bleki ... linfluensa
Today 4 new cases of avian Influenza in White-tailed Eagles were confirmed by the National Veterinary Institut (9 May 2018).
The birds were found in the region southeast of Kristianstad, Skåne County https://goo.gl/maps/fnfVn3mc2e22

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