Warm-blooded VERTEBRATES possessing FEATHERS and belonging to the class Aves.
A widely distributed order of perching BIRDS, including more than half of all bird species.
PASSERIFORMES of the suborder, Oscines, in which the flexor tendons of the toes are separate, and the lower syrinx has 4 to 9 pairs of tensor muscles inserted at both ends of the tracheal half rings. They include many commonly recognized birds such as CROWS; FINCHES; robins; SPARROWS; and SWALLOWS.
Periodic movements of animals in response to seasonal changes or reproductive instinct. Hormonal changes are the trigger in at least some animals. Most migrations are made for reasons of climatic change, feeding, or breeding.
Flat keratinous structures found on the skin surface of birds. Feathers are made partly of a hollow shaft fringed with barbs. They constitute the plumage.
An order of BIRDS including over 300 species that primarily inhabit coastal waters, beaches, and marshes. They are comprised of shorebirds, gulls, and terns.
The use of wings or wing-like appendages to remain aloft and move through the air.
An order of BIRDS comprised of several families and more than 300 species. It includes COCKATOOS; PARROTS; PARAKEETS; macaws; and BUDGERIGARS.
Animals considered to be wild or feral or not adapted for domestic use. It does not include wild animals in zoos for which ANIMALS, ZOO is available.
BIRDS of the large family Psittacidae, widely distributed in tropical regions and having a distinctive stout, curved hooked bill. The family includes LOVEBIRDS; AMAZON PARROTS; conures; PARAKEETS; and many other kinds of parrots.
An order of BIRDS comprising the waterfowl, particularly DUCKS; GEESE; swans; and screamers.
Common name for the species Gallus gallus, the domestic fowl, in the family Phasianidae, order GALLIFORMES. It is descended from the red jungle fowl of SOUTHEAST ASIA.
BIRDS that hunt and kill other animals, especially higher vertebrates, for food. They include the FALCONIFORMES order, or diurnal birds of prey, comprised of EAGLES, falcons, HAWKS, and others, as well as the STRIGIFORMES order, or nocturnal birds of prey, which includes OWLS.
An order of heavy-bodied, largely terrestrial BIRDS including pheasants, TURKEYS, grouse, QUAIL, and CHICKENS.
Animal behavior associated with the nest; includes construction, effects of size and material; behavior of the adult during the nesting period and the effect of the nest on the behavior of the young.
An order of diurnal BIRDS of prey, including EAGLES; HAWKS; buzzards; vultures; and falcons.
Sounds used in animal communication.
Common name for small PASSERIFORMES in the family Fringillidae. They have a short stout bill (BEAK) adapted for crushing SEEDS. Some species of Old World finches are called CANARIES.
In some animals, the jaws together with their horny covering. The beak usually refers to the bill of birds in which the whole varies greatly in form according of the food and habits of the bird. While the beak refers most commonly to birds, the anatomical counterpart is found also in the turtle, squid, and octopus. (From Webster, 3d ed & Storer, et al., General Zoology, 6th ed, p491, 755)
The family Passeridae comprised of small, mainly brown and grey seed-eating birds with conical bills.
Family in the order COLUMBIFORMES, comprised of pigeons or doves. They are BIRDS with short legs, stout bodies, small heads, and slender bills. Some sources call the smaller species doves and the larger pigeons, but the names are interchangeable.
A dilated cavity extended caudally from the hindgut. In adult birds, reptiles, amphibians, and many fishes but few mammals, cloaca is a common chamber into which the digestive, urinary and reproductive tracts discharge their contents. In most mammals, cloaca gives rise to LARGE INTESTINE; URINARY BLADDER; and GENITALIA.
A form of alveolitis or pneumonitis due to an acquired hypersensitivity to inhaled avian antigens, usually proteins in the dust of bird feathers and droppings.
Diseases of birds which are raised as a source of meat or eggs for human consumption and are usually found in barnyards, hatcheries, etc. The concept is differentiated from BIRD DISEASES which is for diseases of birds not considered poultry and usually found in zoos, parks, and the wild.
Common name for the largest birds in the order PASSERIFORMES, family Corvidae. These omnivorous black birds comprise most of the species in the genus Corvus, along with ravens and jackdaws (which are often also referred to as crows).
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.
The sole family in the order Sphenisciformes, comprised of 17 species of penguins in six genera. They are flightless seabirds of the Southern Hemisphere, highly adapted for marine life.
Cold-blooded, air-breathing VERTEBRATES belonging to the class Reptilia, usually covered with external scales or bony plates.
An order of heteroxenous protozoa in which the macrogamete and microgamont develop independently. A conoid is usually absent.
Domesticated birds raised for food. It typically includes CHICKENS; TURKEYS, DUCKS; GEESE; and others.
A superorder of large, mostly flightless birds, named for their distinctive PALATE morphology. It includes the orders Apterygiformes, Casuriiformes, Dinornithiformes, RHEIFORMES; STRUTHIONIFORMES and Tinamiformes.
Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.
Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
The process of cumulative change over successive generations through which organisms acquire their distinguishing morphological and physiological characteristics.
A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
General name for two extinct orders of reptiles from the Mesozoic era: Saurischia and Ornithischia.
A genus of BIRDS in the family Phasianidae, order GALLIFORMES, containing the common European and other Old World QUAIL.
A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS comprised of the surface proteins hemagglutinin 5 and neuraminidase 1. The H5N1 subtype, frequently referred to as the bird flu virus, is endemic in wild birds and very contagious among both domestic (POULTRY) and wild birds. It does not usually infect humans, but some cases have been reported.
The family Sturnidae, in the order PASSERIFORMES. The starling family also includes mynahs and oxpeckers.
The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)
The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.
Warm-blooded vertebrate animals belonging to the class Mammalia, including all that possess hair and suckle their young.
Instinctual patterns of activity related to a specific area including ability of certain animals to return to a given place when displaced from it, often over great distances using navigational clues such as those used in migration (ANIMAL MIGRATION).
The motion of air relative to the earth's surface.
Remains, impressions, or traces of animals or plants of past geological times which have been preserved in the earth's crust.
Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.
The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.
A system using beamed and reflected radio signals to and from an object in such a way that range, bearing, and other characteristics of the object may be determined.
Number of individuals in a population relative to space.
Any of several Old World finches of the genus Serinus.
The total process by which organisms produce offspring. (Stedman, 25th ed)
The variety of all native living organisms and their various forms and interrelationships.
An order of BIRDS with the common name owls characterized by strongly hooked beaks, sharp talons, large heads, forward facing eyes, and facial disks. While considered nocturnal RAPTORS, some owls do hunt by day.
Large, long-tailed reptiles, including caimans, of the order Loricata.
Large crested BIRDS in the family Cacatuidae, found in Australia, New Guinea, and islands adjacent to the Philippines. The cockatiel (species Nymphicus hollandicus) is much smaller.
Common name for many members of the FALCONIFORMES order, family Accipitridae, generally smaller than EAGLES, and containing short, rounded wings and a long tail.
The number of offspring produced at one birth by an oviparous or ovoviviparous animal.
Common name for one of five species of small PARROTS, containing long tails.
Periodic casting off FEATHERS; HAIR; or cuticle. Molting is a process of sloughing or desquamation, especially the shedding of an outer covering and the development of a new one. This phenomenon permits growth in ARTHROPODS, skin renewal in AMPHIBIANS and REPTILES, and the shedding of winter coats in BIRDS and MAMMALS.
Sexual activities of animals.
The physical measurements of a body.
Infection with CHLAMYDOPHILA PSITTACI (formerly Chlamydia psittaci), transmitted to humans by inhalation of dust-borne contaminated nasal secretions or excreta of infected BIRDS. This infection results in a febrile illness characterized by PNEUMONITIS and systemic manifestations.
A species of FLAVIVIRUS, one of the Japanese encephalitis virus group (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, JAPANESE). It can infect birds and mammals. In humans, it is seen most frequently in Africa, Asia, and Europe presenting as a silent infection or undifferentiated fever (WEST NILE FEVER). The virus appeared in North America for the first time in 1999. It is transmitted mainly by CULEX spp mosquitoes which feed primarily on birds, but it can also be carried by the Asian Tiger mosquito, AEDES albopictus, which feeds mainly on mammals.
A mosquito-borne viral illness caused by the WEST NILE VIRUS, a FLAVIVIRUS and endemic to regions of Africa, Asia, and Europe. Common clinical features include HEADACHE; FEVER; maculopapular rash; gastrointestinal symptoms; and lymphadenopathy. MENINGITIS; ENCEPHALITIS; and MYELITIS may also occur. The disease may occasionally be fatal or leave survivors with residual neurologic deficits. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, p13; Lancet 1998 Sep 5;352(9130):767-71)
A thin-walled, glandular stomach found in birds. It precedes the gizzard.
A thin-walled distention of the alimentary tract protruding just outside the body cavity in the distal end of the neck (esophagus), used for the temporary storage of food and water.
A family in the order MONONEGAVIRALES comprising one genus Bornavirus. This family has a unique form of mRNA processing: replication and transcription takes place in the nucleus.

A survey of serum and dietary carotenoids in captive wild animals. (1/4610)

Accumulation of carotenoids varies greatly among animal species and is not fully characterized. Circulating carotenoid concentration data in captive wild animals are limited and may be useful for their management. Serum carotenoid concentrations and dietary intakes were surveyed and the extent of accumulation categorized for 76 species of captive wild animals at Brookfield Zoo. Blood samples were obtained opportunistically from 275 individual animals immobilized for a variety of reasons; serum was analyzed for alpha- and beta-carotene, lutein + zeaxanthin, lycopene, beta-cryptoxanthin and canthaxanthin. Total carotenoid content of diets was calculated from tables and chemical analyses of commonly consumed dietary components. Diets were categorized as low, moderate or high in carotenoid content as were total serum carotenoid concentrations. Animals were classified as unknown, high, moderate or low (non-) accumulators of dietary cartenoids. Nonaccumulators had total serum carotenoid concentrations of 0-101 nmol/L, whereas accumulators had concentrations that ranged widely, from 225 to 35,351 nmol/L. Primates were uniquely distinguished by the widest range of type and concentration of carotenoids in their sera. Most were classified as high to moderate accumulators. Felids had high accumulation of beta-carotene regardless of dietary intake, whereas a wide range of exotic birds accumulated only the xanthophylls, lutein + zeaxanthin, canthaxanthin or cryptoxanthin. The exotic ungulates, with the exception of the bovids, had negligible or nondetectable carotenoid serum concentrations despite moderate intakes. Bovids accumulated only beta-carotene despite moderately high lutein + zeaxanthin intakes. Wild captive species demonstrated a wide variety of carotenoid accumulation patterns, which could be exploited to answer remaining questions concerning carotenoid metabolism and function.  (+info)

Casts of hepatic blood vessels: a comparison of the microcirculation of the penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae, with some common laboratory animals. (2/4610)

Latex casts of the hepatic blood vessels of the penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae, and of some common laboratory animals were compared. There was general similarity between the different species, but the portal venous and hepatic arterial systems of the penguin were simpler than those of other species. Measurements were made of the volume and length of portal veins and it appears that the portal venous system is capable of being a more efficient blood reservoir in the penguin than in other species studied. The peribiliary plexus was especially well formed in the penguin and was drained by long veins which usually joined portal venous branches. Some of the long veins drained directly into the hepatic venous tree: these translobular veins were more prominent than in mammals. Anastomoses between hepatic artery and portal vein were not present in penguins, and the supply to the sinusoids appeared to be separate. The morphology of small hepatic veins of all the species appeared to be similar.  (+info)

First report of Thelazia sp. from a captive Oriental white stork (Ciconia boyciana) in Japan. (3/4610)

Nematodes of the genus Thelazia were recovered from the cornea and inferior conjunctival sac of an immature Oriental white stork (Ciconia boyciana). The bird hatched and reared at the Toyooka Oriental White Stork Breeding Center, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, but died of chlamydiosis. There were neither gross nor histopathologic ophthalmic lesions. The eye worm from a bird is believed to be first reported in Japan. As regarding reintroduction plan for the Oriental white stork, control measures for prevent further infection with the eye worm will be needed.  (+info)

Evidence for a correlation between the number of marginal band microtubules and the size of vertebrate erthrocytes. (4/4610)

In 23 species of vertebrates the dimensions of erythrocytes and the number of their marginal band microtubules were examined. A positive correlation was found between the size of erythrocytes and the number of microtubules. The absence of microtubules in diskoid erythrocytes of mammals-Camelidae-is discussed.  (+info)

Temperature regulation and heat dissipation during flight in birds. (5/4610)

Core and skin temperature were measured by radiotelemetry in starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) during 30 min flights in a wind tunnel. Core temperature was independent of ambient temperature from 0 to 28 degrees C. The temporal mean of the monitored core temperature during flight was 42-7 degrees C in one bird and 44-0 degrees C in another. These temperatures are 2-4 degrees C higher than the resting temperature in starlings, and are among the highest steady-state temperatures observed in any animal. Skin temperature on the breast was within a few degrees of core temperature. In some locations skin temperature was higher at low ambient temperatures than at intermediate ambient temperatures. An analysis of the data shows that a high core temperature does not function as an aid to head dissipation. On the contrary, insulation is adjusted to maintain a high temperature, presumably because it is necessary for flight. The increase in skin temperature at low ambient temperatures is believed to be a result of a decrease in heat flow through the breast feathers brought about by feather adjustments, to compensate for an unavoidable increase in heat flow in unfeathered or poorly feathered parts of the body.  (+info)

Activities of citrate synthase, NAD+-linked and NADP+-linked isocitrate dehydrogenases, glutamate dehydrogenase, aspartate aminotransferase and alanine aminotransferase in nervous tissues from vertebrates and invertebrates. (6/4610)

1. The activities of citrate synthase and NAD+-linked and NADP+-linked isocitrate dehydrogenases were measured in nervous tissue from different animals in an attempt to provide more information about the citric acid cycle in this tissue. In higher animals the activities of citrate synthase are greater than the sum of activities of the isocitrate dehydrogenases, whereas they are similar in nervous tissues from the lower animals. This suggests that in higher animals the isocitrate dehydrogenase reaction is far-removed from equilibrium. If it is assumed that isocitrate dehydrogenase activities provide an indication of the maximum flux through the citric acid cycle, the maximum glycolytic capacity in nervous tissue is considerably greater than that of the cycle. This suggest that glycolysis can provide energy in excess of the aerobic capacity of the tissue. 2. The activities of glutamate dehydrogenase are high in most nervous tissues and the activities of aspartate aminotransferase are high in all nervous tissue investigated. However, the activities of alanine aminotransferase are low in all tissues except the ganglia of the waterbug and cockroach. In these insect tissues, anaerobic glycolysis may result in the formation of alanine rather than lactate.  (+info)

Molecular studies suggest that cartilaginous fishes have a terminal position in the piscine tree. (7/4610)

The Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fishes) are commonly accepted as being sister group to the other extant Gnathostomata (jawed vertebrates). To clarify gnathostome relationships and to aid in resolving and dating the major piscine divergences, we have sequenced the complete mtDNA of the starry skate and have included it in phylogenetic analysis along with three squalomorph chondrichthyans-the common dogfish, the spiny dogfish, and the star spotted dogfish-and a number of bony fishes and amniotes. The direction of evolution within the gnathostome tree was established by rooting it with the most closely related non-gnathostome outgroup, the sea lamprey, as well as with some more distantly related taxa. The analyses placed the chondrichthyans in a terminal position in the piscine tree. These findings, which also suggest that the origin of the amniote lineage is older than the age of the oldest extant bony fishes (the lungfishes), challenge the evolutionary direction of several morphological characters that have been used in reconstructing gnathostome relationships. Applying as a calibration point the age of the oldest lungfish fossils, 400 million years, the molecular estimate placed the squalomorph/batomorph divergence at approximately 190 million years before present. This dating is consistent with the occurrence of the earliest batomorph (skates and rays) fossils in the paleontological record. The split between gnathostome fishes and the amniote lineage was dated at approximately 420 million years before present.  (+info)

Prehistoric birds from New Ireland, Papua New Guinea: extinctions on a large Melanesian island. (8/4610)

At least 50 species of birds are represented in 241 bird bones from five late Pleistocene and Holocene archaeological sites on New Ireland (Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea). The bones include only two of seabirds and none of migrant shorebirds or introduced species. Of the 50 species, at least 12 (petrel, hawk, megapode, quail, four rails, cockatoo, two owls, and crow) are not part of the current avifauna and have not been recorded previously from New Ireland. Larger samples of bones undoubtedly would indicate more extirpated species and refine the chronology of extinction. Humans have lived on New Ireland for ca. 35,000 years, whereas most of the identified bones are 15,000 to 6,000 years old. It is suspected that most or all of New Ireland's avian extinction was anthropogenic, but this suspicion remains undetermined. Our data show that significant prehistoric losses of birds, which are well documented on Pacific islands more remote than New Ireland, occurred also on large, high, mostly forested islands close to New Guinea.  (+info)

Bird Fancier's Lung (BFL) is a type of hypersensitivity pneumonitis that is caused by exposure to avian proteins found in bird droppings, feathers, and dust. It is also known as Ornithosis or Pigeon fancier's lung. The disease is most commonly seen in people who work with birds, such as bird breeders, pet store employees, and veterinarians, but it can also affect people who live with birds or have frequent contact with them. Symptoms of Bird Fancier's Lung can include coughing, shortness of breath, fever, fatigue, and chest pain. In severe cases, the disease can lead to respiratory failure and death. Treatment typically involves avoiding exposure to the allergen and using medications to reduce inflammation and manage symptoms. In some cases, corticosteroids may be used to reduce inflammation in the lungs.

Poultry diseases refer to any illness or infection that affects birds that are raised for meat, eggs, or other products. These diseases can be caused by a variety of factors, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, and environmental conditions. Some common poultry diseases include avian influenza, Newcastle disease, fowl pox, coccidiosis, and salmonellosis. These diseases can have significant economic impacts on the poultry industry, as well as pose a risk to human health if the birds are consumed or the disease is transmitted to other animals or humans. Treatment and prevention strategies for poultry diseases include vaccination, proper sanitation and hygiene practices, and the use of antibiotics or other medications as needed.

Psittacosis is a zoonotic disease caused by the bacterium Chlamydia psittaci. It is primarily transmitted to humans through inhalation of respiratory droplets from infected birds, particularly parrots and parakeets. The disease can also be transmitted through direct contact with infected birds or their feces, as well as through contaminated objects or surfaces. Symptoms of psittacosis can vary depending on the severity of the infection, but may include fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, cough, shortness of breath, and chest pain. In severe cases, the disease can lead to pneumonia, meningitis, and even death. Treatment for psittacosis typically involves the use of antibiotics, such as doxycycline or azithromycin. Prevention measures include avoiding contact with infected birds, wearing protective clothing and gloves when handling birds, and thoroughly cleaning and disinfecting any objects or surfaces that may have come into contact with infected birds.

West Nile fever is a viral infection caused by the West Nile virus (WNV). It is primarily transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. The virus can also be transmitted through blood transfusions, organ transplants, and from mother to fetus during pregnancy. Symptoms of West Nile fever can range from mild to severe and may include fever, headache, body aches, nausea, vomiting, and fatigue. In more severe cases, the virus can cause encephalitis, which is inflammation of the brain, or meningitis, which is inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. These severe cases can be life-threatening and may result in long-term neurological problems. West Nile fever is most common in warmer months, particularly in areas where mosquitoes are prevalent. The risk of infection is highest for people who spend a lot of time outdoors, especially during dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active. Treatment for West Nile fever typically involves supportive care to manage symptoms and prevent complications. There is no specific antiviral medication available to treat the virus.

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  • The Audubon Bird Guide is a free and complete field guide to more than 800 species of North American birds, right in your pocket. (audubon.org)
  • Avian influenza A viruses have been isolated from more than 100 different species of wild birds around the world. (cdc.gov)
  • These viruses occur naturally among wild aquatic birds worldwide and can infect domestic poultry and other bird and animal species. (cdc.gov)
  • Wild aquatic birds can be infected with avian influenza A viruses in their intestines and respiratory tract, but some species, such as ducks, may not get sick. (cdc.gov)
  • However, avian influenza A viruses are very contagious among birds, and some of these viruses can sicken and even kill certain domesticated bird species, including chickens, ducks and turkeys. (cdc.gov)
  • While some wild bird species can be infected with some HPAI A(H5) or A(H7) virus subtypes without appearing sick, other HPAI A(H5) and A(H7) virus subtypes can cause severe disease and mortality in some infected wild birds as well as in infected poultry. (cdc.gov)
  • A lake region of Arctic Alaska has been found to be a hotbed of bird nesting to species from all over the world. (livescience.com)
  • The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) conducted a four-year study of western Arctic Alaska's Teshekpuk Lake region, and was the first to look at the full suite of bird species from around the world that descend on the region during the brief, but productive, Arctic summers. (livescience.com)
  • The weight of the evidence is now suggesting that not only did birds not descend from dinosaurs, Ruben said, but that some species now believed to be dinosaurs may have descended from birds. (eurekalert.org)
  • On the other hand, it would have been quite possible for birds to have evolved and then, at some point, have various species lose their flight capabilities and become ground-dwelling, flightless animals - the raptors. (eurekalert.org)
  • circulate in numerous species ( 1,2-5 ), and LPAIVs are believed to perpetuate in aquatic bird populations ( 6 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Blue tits are adapting, but the change in aesthetics of their plumage also affects the mating patterns of the species because the birds use their color to help attract mates, with vibrancy being important to prove they are worthy suitors . (medscape.com)
  • Transport of Ixodes ricinus infected with Borrelia species to Norway by northward-migrating passerine birds. (cdc.gov)
  • The objective of this study was to survey for known and other potential arboviral zoonoses in multiple bird species at four locations in New Zealand. (who.int)
  • Methods: Common bird species were targeted for blood sampling during two southern hemisphere summers. (who.int)
  • Juvenile birds in altricial species typically acquire these specializations close to fledging and leave the nest with some flight capability. (bvsalud.org)
  • On rare occasions, these bird viruses can cross over and infect other species, including cats, pigs and humans and can be a potential cause of pandemics. (who.int)
  • There are genetic and antigenic differences between the influenza A virus subtypes that typically infect only birds and those that can infect birds and people. (cdc.gov)
  • Bird flu viruses infect birds, including chickens, other poultry, and wild birds such as ducks. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Although all strains of influenza A virus naturally infect birds, certain strains can infect mammalian hosts such as pigs and humans. (medscape.com)
  • Avian influenza virus (AIV) gained a high profile after the unprecedented bird-to-human transmission of highly pathogenic AIV (HPAIV) subtype H5N1 in 1997. (cdc.gov)
  • Originating in Asia, HPAIV (H5N1) subsequently caused widespread deaths among wild and domestic birds in Southeast Asia and westward throughout Europe and Africa in 2005 and 2006. (cdc.gov)
  • Although the role of wild birds in HPAIV maintenance remains controversial ( 8 ), the magnitude of the subtype H5N1 epidemics increased the demand for early recognition of potential threats to humans and poultry and an understanding of the natural history of AIV in wild birds. (cdc.gov)
  • The government does have a supply of a vaccine for one type of H5N1 bird flu virus and could distribute it if there was an outbreak that spread easily from person to person. (medlineplus.gov)
  • H5N1 is typically a highly pathogenic virus in birds, resulting in severe disease and death. (medscape.com)
  • [ 4 ] A reassorted H5N1 virus has been reported in the United States among wild birds but is not considered a threat to humans. (medscape.com)
  • The man was helping kill poultry that probably had the H5N1 bird flu. (medscape.com)
  • The federal government says the H5N1 virus has been found in commercial and backyard birds in 29 states and in wild birds in 34 states since the first cases were detected in late 2021. (medscape.com)
  • Out of 2500 people exposed to birds infected with H5N1, only this one case of human infection has been confirmed. (medscape.com)
  • Avian influenza H5N1, commonly known as bird flu, has been circulating in the domestic poultry market in Egypt since 2006 and has led to human infections. (who.int)
  • H5N1 and H7N9, which cause most cases of bird flu in people, have similar effects. (msdmanuals.com)
  • So far, the majority of the human H5N1 (haemagluttinin type 5 and neuraminidase subtype 1) infections have been linked to close contact with infected domestic birds during home slaughtering, de-feathering, butchering and preparation for cooking. (who.int)
  • As of mid-June 2006, 54 countries, worldwide, confirmed the presence of H5N1 in domestic and wild birds. (who.int)
  • The Handbook of Bird Biology" from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, my source for much of this material, describes sheaths as mailing tube look-alikes. (startribune.com)
  • Avian influenza refers to disease in birds caused by infection with avian (bird) influenza (flu) Type A viruses. (cdc.gov)
  • Wild aquatic birds, especially dabbling ducks, are considered reservoirs (hosts) for avian influenza A viruses. (cdc.gov)
  • Infected birds can shed avian influenza A viruses in their saliva, nasal secretions, and feces. (cdc.gov)
  • Most avian influenza A viruses are low pathogenic and cause few signs of disease in infected wild birds. (cdc.gov)
  • Only some avian influenza A(H5) and A(H7) viruses are classified as HPAI A viruses, while most A(H5) and A(H7) viruses circulating among birds are LPAI A viruses. (cdc.gov)
  • Information about recent U.S. outbreaks of avian influenza in birds is available from USDA's APHIS webpage . (cdc.gov)
  • Additional information about avian influenza surveillance in wild birds is available at the USGS National Wildlife Health Center . (cdc.gov)
  • Domesticated birds (chickens, turkeys, ducks, etc.) may become infected with avian influenza A viruses through direct contact with infected waterfowl or other infected poultry, or through contact with surfaces that have been contaminated with the viruses. (cdc.gov)
  • We critically reviewed current surveillance to distill a series of considerations pertinent to avian influenza virus surveillance in wild birds, including consideration of what, when, where, and how many to sample in the context of survey objectives. (cdc.gov)
  • Avian influenza is a slightly misleading term, as influenza is among the natural infections found in birds. (medscape.com)
  • The term avian influenza used in this context refers to zoonotic human infection with an influenza strain that primarily affects birds. (medscape.com)
  • From the first case of H5 avian influenza in humans in the United States to reports of ongoing, widespread disease in birds , the potential of a possible pandemic variant has many keeping a watchful eye on the disease. (medscape.com)
  • From the first human cases of the current bird flu strain to preparations for a potential pandemic, avian influenza news garnered great interest this week, becoming the top trending clinical topic. (medscape.com)
  • with strains of influenza virus that normally occur in wild birds and domestic poultry. (msdmanuals.com)
  • Bird flu is caused by several strains of influenza A virus that normally infect wild birds. (msdmanuals.com)
  • Results of search for 'su:{Influenza in birds. (who.int)
  • Avian influenza is an infectious disease of birds caused by type A strains of the influenza virus. (who.int)
  • This strain has drawn more attention than other HPAI strains because of ongoing reports of bird-to-human transmissions that result in severe disease in the human host. (medscape.com)
  • Many different strains of bird flu are present in China, with some sporadically infecting people, typically those who work with poultry. (medscape.com)
  • In contrast, outbreaks of HPAIV are extremely rare in wild birds ( 7 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Outbreaks of bird flu happen among birds from time to time. (cdc.gov)
  • Bird flu A(H5) or A(H7) virus outbreaks in poultry, where and quarantine of exposed flocks with culling if disease is detected, are depopulation (or culling, also called "stamping out") of infected flocks is the preferred control and eradication methods. (cdc.gov)
  • Egg-laying hens can no longer roam as freely, as farmers are temporarily keeping flocks inside during lethal outbreaks of bird flu. (medscape.com)
  • Wild water birds (like ducks and geese) can be infected with avian (bird) surfaces are thought to be at very low risk of infection. (cdc.gov)
  • HPAI A(H5) and A(H7) virus infections in poultry also can spill back into wild birds, resulting in further geographic spread of the virus as those birds migrate. (cdc.gov)
  • It may also be possible to catch bird flu by eating poultry or eggs that are not well cooked. (medlineplus.gov)
  • No human bird flu infections have been reported from proper handling of Bird Flu in Poultry poultry meat or from eating properly cooked poultry or poultry products. (cdc.gov)
  • Do not visit poultry farms or markets where birds are sold or displayed. (who.int)
  • Cover poultry cages to prevent infection from migrating birds. (who.int)
  • Most of the people who get bird flu have had close contact with infected birds or with surfaces that have been contaminated by the birds' saliva, mucous, or droppings. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Infected birds have virus prolonged, unprotected exposure with infected birds or contaminated in their saliva, mucous and droppings (feces). (cdc.gov)
  • Avoid touching surfaces that have bird droppings or fluids on them. (who.int)
  • House of Mountain Birds / Chaoffice" 29 Jun 2022. (archdaily.com)
  • Cite this: Climate Changes are Making Some Bird Feathers Less Colorful - Medscape - Jul 22, 2022. (medscape.com)
  • The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) had warned in early 2022 that the current wave of bird flu had a greater risk of spreading to humans owing to the high number of variants. (medscape.com)
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Bird Flu - Medscape - May 13, 2022. (medscape.com)
  • Over the past few years the Angry Birds AI competition has been held in an attempt to develop intelligent agents that can successfully and efficiently solve levels for the video game Angry Birds. (aaai.org)
  • Matthew Stephenson,Jochen Renz Creating a Hyper-Agent for Solving Angry Birds Levels Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment, 13 (2017) 234-240. (aaai.org)
  • Matthew Stephenson,Jochen Renz Creating a Hyper-Agent for Solving Angry Birds Levels AIIDE 2017, 234-240. (aaai.org)
  • About a week ago, we reported that Angry Birds Space received an update in the form of the Utopia episode. (ubergizmo.com)
  • This basically brought about new levels to the Angry Birds Space game as a free update. (ubergizmo.com)
  • For those wondering, the Utopia update will feature food-themed levels, such as pretzels and jelly trampolines to bounce your angry birds off of amongst other features. (ubergizmo.com)
  • Read more about Angry Birds Space and Apps . (ubergizmo.com)
  • Bird Flu in Wild Birds used to treat people who are sick from human seasonal flu virus infection. (cdc.gov)
  • China had previously recorded the first known human infection with the H3N8 strain of bird flu. (medscape.com)
  • The best way to prevent infection with bird flu is to avoid sources of exposure whenever possible. (who.int)
  • The infection can spread to domestic birds. (msdmanuals.com)
  • They have had contact with birds in an area where birds are known to carry the infection. (msdmanuals.com)
  • In theory we expect that putting out food will not only increase bird populations but also increase the breeding success of these birds. (reading.ac.uk)
  • Consequently, surveillance of aquatic bird populations surged ( 9 ). (cdc.gov)
  • and 4) identification of the pathogens that infect individual birds or populations, often as part of multipathogen surveillance. (cdc.gov)
  • In a 15-year study of two populations of blue tit birds in the South of France, it was found that the bird's striking blue and yellow plumage is declining in vibrancy . (medscape.com)
  • The Cornell Lab will send you updates about birds, birding, and opportunities to help bird conservation. (cornell.edu)
  • From tips on feeding, nesting, and bird-friendly plants, to seasonal birding highlights, videos, and advice from experts - Birds & Blooms is the perfect resource for all types of avian enthusiasts. (ifttt.com)
  • Bird flu infections in people are rare, but possible. (cdc.gov)
  • Most reported bird a person touches something that has virus on it and then touches their flu infections in people have happened after unprotected contact with mouth, eyes or nose. (cdc.gov)
  • Most bird flu infections infected birds or contaminated surfaces. (cdc.gov)
  • This fact sheet provides in people have happened after close, prolonged, unprotected contact with information about bird flu and bird flu infections in people. (cdc.gov)
  • however, because other bird flu viruses have infected people, it is possible that human infections with these viruses could occur. (cdc.gov)
  • The National Audubon Society protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow, throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation. (audubon.org)
  • This project will form a major part of Dr Hugh Hanmer 's PhD thesis on the Conservation of Urban Birds. (reading.ac.uk)
  • They also can become infected through contact with surfaces that are contaminated with virus from infected birds. (cdc.gov)
  • infected birds or contaminated surfaces. (cdc.gov)
  • Migratory passerine birds as reservoirs of Lyme borreliosis in Europe. (cdc.gov)
  • 1. Bird migratory routes. (who.int)
  • Usually bird flu viruses only infect other birds. (medlineplus.gov)
  • It is rare for people to get infected with bird flu viruses, but it can happen. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Bird flu viruses can spread environments are thought to be at greater (though probably still low) risk easily between birds. (cdc.gov)
  • When bird contaminated with the viruses. (cdc.gov)
  • Bird flu viruses can infect people when enough virus gets into a person's eyes, nose, or mouth, or is inhaled. (cdc.gov)
  • The global rarity of HPAIV in wild birds and apparent clustering of such cases ( 7 ) present additional challenges to addressing this aim. (cdc.gov)
  • This vaccination program can help prevent the bird flu virus from spreading from wild birds to domestic birds. (msdmanuals.com)
  • The injectable-hyclate formulation labeled for intravenous use in humans in the United States is not suitable for IM use in birds because severe tissue reactions will occur at the site of injection. (cdc.gov)
  • The bird flu virus rarely spreads from animals to people (spread to people may occur if the genetic material of the virus mutates). (msdmanuals.com)
  • with its federal, state, local and industry partners to quickly respond to any Surveillance of flocks that are nearby or linked to the infected flock(s) bird flu findings. (cdc.gov)
  • Growing bird-friendly plants will attract and protect the birds you love while making your space beautiful, easy to care for, and better for the environment. (audubon.org)
  • The site also offers guidance on how to attract more birds into your backyard. (ifttt.com)
  • To diagnose bird flu, doctors test a sample of secretions from the nose or throat. (msdmanuals.com)
  • We plan on providing bird feeders, bird food and some nest boxes to our volunteers so we can then monitor breeding activity in real suburban and urban gardens. (reading.ac.uk)
  • Corvallis, Oregon--A new study just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides yet more evidence that birds did not descend from ground-dwelling theropod dinosaurs, experts say, and continues to challenge decades of accepted theories about the evolution of flight. (eurekalert.org)
  • Bird flu illness in people can range from mild to severe. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Bird-friendly landscaping provides food, saves water, and fights climate change. (audubon.org)
  • Make your yard or patio a safe haven for birds in the face of climate change. (audubon.org)
  • This is a summary of the article, "Research suggests that change in bird coloration is due to climate change," published by The American Naturist on July 14. (medscape.com)
  • Nearly all people who have been infected with bird flu have had close contact with an infected bird (it almost never spreads from one person to another). (msdmanuals.com)
  • Nearly all people who have been infected with bird flu have had close contact with an infected bird. (msdmanuals.com)
  • Join DNR educator Katie McGlashen from Waterloo State Recreation Area to connect with nature and learn more about local birds, how to observe them and ways to identify them using simple tools. (michigan.gov)
  • This will wear away by spring, giving us the shiny black bird with bright shoulder patches. (startribune.com)
  • In their own research, including one study just last year in the Journal of Morphology , OSU scientists found that the position of the thigh bone and muscles in birds is critical to their ability to have adequate lung capacity for sustained long-distance flight, a fundamental aspect of bird biology. (eurekalert.org)
  • Birds don't molt during breeding season with its intense energy demands. (startribune.com)
  • Birds are well known for their ability to fly , and flight-capable adult birds have many anatomical specializations for meeting the demands of aerial locomotion . (bvsalud.org)
  • Some birds molt before migration, some after, with others splitting molt into before and after. (startribune.com)
  • More than half of the studies reviewed, and all but a handful initiated since the mass bird deaths in 2005-2006, cited early detection of HPAIV as one of the main goals of conducting the research (Figure 1). (cdc.gov)
  • We found that the density of nesting birds was markedly higher compared to many other sites in Arctic Alaska. (livescience.com)
  • Since the Snake Pond birds apparently spent their last breeding season in Massachusetts in 1905 (Veit & Petersen 1993), no Bald Eagles were definitively found breeding in Massachusetts for decades. (massaudubon.org)
  • And perhaps most significant, birds were already found in the fossil record before the elaboration of the dinosaurs they supposedly descended from. (eurekalert.org)
  • Native plants help support our birds throughout the year. (audubon.org)
  • Bring birds to your home today by growing native plants. (audubon.org)
  • With Audubon's Native Plant Database , you can find the best plants for the birds in your area. (audubon.org)
  • And, if you're attracting birds using native plants, you will want to ensure that your space is bird-friendly in every way. (audubon.org)
  • Share your success with a Plants for Birds sign for your yard. (audubon.org)
  • Spread the word about the power of native plants and help grow a better world for birds. (audubon.org)
  • Native plants beat even the best bird feeder. (audubon.org)