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*  Domestic goose - Wikipedia
Handbook of Birds of the World Vol. 1: 581. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. ISBN 84-87334-10-5 ... Cocker, Mark; Mabey, Richard (2005). Birds Britannica. Chatto & Windus. pp. 74-76. ISBN 0-7011-6907-9.. ... Changes to the plumage are variable; many have been selected to lose dark brown tones of the wild bird. The result is an animal ... giving a fat rear and forcing the bird into a more upright posture. Although their heavy weight affects their ability to fly, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domestic_goose
*  Extensive recombination detected among beak and feather disease virus isolates from breeding facilities in Poland
A total of 209 birds from over 50 captive breeding facilities across Poland were tested, and 43 birds from 18 different ... This study examined the BFDV status of such facilities in Poland, a country previously shown to have BFDV among captive birds. ... The full BFDV genomes from these 43 positive birds were determined, and phylogenetic analysis revealed that these samples ... and the close association of different species of birds in the captive environment has probably facilitated the evolution of ...
  http://repository.uwc.ac.za/handle/10566/3381
*  Welcome to CDC stacks | Susceptibility of Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus (H5N1) -...
To understand the potential role of wild birds, we tested 3,139 waterfowl fecal samples and 104 sick and dead bird... ... Migratory birds have been implicated in the long-range spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A virus (H5N1) from ... Outbreaks among Wild Birds and Domestic Poultry Caused by Reassorted Influenza A(H5N8) Clade 2.3.4.4 Viruses, Germany, 2016 ... To investigate aquatic bird bornavirus 1 in Europe, we examined 333 brains from hunter-killed geese in Denmark in 2014. Seven ...
  https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/16826
*  Canada Geese (Branta canadensis)Public Health
Low path can exist in birds and is generally asymptomatic and results in few bird deaths and is of little threat to humans. ... Bird Species 2009). Since WNV is carried by a number of birds (Centers for Disease Control West Nile Virus: Vertebrate Ecology ... High path, on the other hand, can result in massive die off of birds (Centers for Disease Control 2005 Avian Influenza). As we ... Avian Influenza. Canada geese are members of a group of birds that have been known to contract avian influenza more commonly ...
  http://icwdm.org/handbook/birds/CanadaGeese/humanhealth.aspx
*  BirdMart.com - PARROT CARE: GROOMING YOUR PARROT - THE BEAK - the beak is one of your parrot's most important tools. Be sure...
Your Bird's Beak. Related Topics:. Beak. Nails. Wings. Normally, your bird's beak should not require grooming. The natural wear ... If you are not sure what is normal for your type of bird, visit a bird store and compare, or ask your avian veterinarian. If ... beak-grinding and playing is usually enough to keep your bird's beak right where it should be. Occasionally, however, a bird ... It is important to note that a beak length that might seem normal on one species of bird may be too short or too long on ...
  https://birdmart.com/beak.html
*  Further evidence for addition and numerical competence by a Grey parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) | SpringerLink
I thank Harrison's Bird Diet and Fowl Play for food and treats, Avian Adventures for Alex's cage, Carol D'Arezzo for Alex's ... Bowmaker JK, Heath LA, Wilkie SE, Das D, Hunt DM (1996) Middle-wave cone and rod visual pigments in birds: Spectral sensitivity ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10071-012-0470-5
*  Bird fancier's lung - Wikipedia
People who work with birds or own many birds are at risk. Bird hobbyists and pet store workers may also be at risk. This ... Bird fancier's lung is a type of hypersensitivity pneumonitis caused by bird droppings. The lungs become inflamed with ... Bird fancier's lung (BFL), also called bird-breeder's lung and pigeon-breeder's lung, is a subset of hypersensitivity ... One of the defining characteristics of bird fanciers lung is that many medical tests will show a normal range of results and it ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bird_fancier's_lung
*  Welcome to CDC stacks | Epidemiology of Influenza A Virus among Black-headed Gulls, the Netherlands, 2006-2010 - 21668 |...
Outbreaks among Wild Birds and Domestic Poultry Caused by Reassorted Influenza A(H5N8) Clade 2.3.4.4 Viruses, Germany, 2016 ... In May 2016, a highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) virus strain caused deaths among 3 species of wild migratory birds in ... In November 2016, an influenza A(H5N8) outbreak caused deaths of wild birds and domestic poultry in Germany. Clade 2.3.4.4 ... The relative roles of wild migratory birds and the poultry trade are still unclear, given that little is yet known... ...
  https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/21668
*  Ohio Geese Control | A safe, humane and effective way to control Canada geese populations
In fact, a diet composed of white bread can cause a bone disorder known as "angel wing" in young birds. One or both wrist ... However, in a short time a pair of geese can easily become 50 birds, which causes aggravation as they foul the area (1 to 2 ... One goose produces 1-2 pounds of droppings a day and some properties can attract in upwards of 100 birds at a time. The ... But it is hard to argue when people enjoy feeding birds, especially the Canada goose. Many organizations like the Humane ...
  http://www.ohiogeesecontrol.com
*  Barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis) - Norwegian Polar Institute
The birds from Greenland winter in Ireland and in the western parts of Scotland, whereas the Svalbard birds spend the winter in ... The upper-parts of the bird are blue-grey with black and white stripes across the wings. The bill and legs are black. ... When they reach the breeding sites they forage on snow-free patches, where the birds eat roots and mosses. Later in the summer ... Bjørnøya is an important stop-over site where the birds can spend up to three weeks waiting for favourable winds to initiate ...
  http://www.npolar.no/en/species/barnacle-geese.html
*  Cyanistes - Wikipedia
Cyanistes is a genus of birds in the tit family Paridae. The genus was at one time considered as a subgenus of Parus. In 2005 ... Sangster, G.; Collinson, J.M.; Helbig, A.J.; Knox, A.J.; Parkin, D.T. (2005). "Taxonomic recommendations for British birds: ... Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. p. 126. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501- ... World Bird List Version 6.1. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 25 March 2016. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyanistes
*  Are Those Song Birds in Your Pants ... ??? | TMZ.com
... a bird on the leg might be worth 10 in the clink. You're looking at an official photo of some dumbass named Sony Dong who tried ... Are Those Song Birds in Your Pants ... ???. In this case ... a bird on the leg might be worth 10 in the clink. You're looking ... Feds moved in on the guy when they noticed bird feathers and droppings on his socks. When they rolled up his pant legs, feds ... which contained 18 birds ... five of which were dead. When they saw that Dong was scheduled to travel to Vietnam in April, they ...
  http://www.tmz.com/2009/05/06/are-those-song-birds-in-your-pants/
*  Online bird guide, bird ID help, life history, bird sounds from Cornell
... and watch bird behavior on video--the most comprehensive guide to Nort ... Use our Bird Guide to identify birds, learn about the life history, listen to the sounds, ... Your online guide to birds and bird watching. Go. Or Browse Bird Guide by Family, Name or Shape ... Receive bird news, tips, and information about Lab projects.. The Cornell Lab will send you updates about birds, birding, and ...
  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/
*  Influenza | NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Each year, seasonal influenza sickens millions and causes thousands of hospitalizations and flu-related deaths. Even healthy people can get very sick from the flu and spread it to others. Flu infection can present particularly serious problems for young children, the elderly, pregnant women and people with certain medical conditions, such as asthma and heart disease. In addition to seasonal influenza, NIAID is also working to prepare for a potential pandemic flu threat. Pandemic flu occurs when a new flu virus strain emerges for which humans have little to no immunity, which enables the virus to spread easily from person-to-person. Flu viruses of this type can sicken millions around the globe.. ...
  https://www.niaid.nih.gov/diseases-conditions/influenza
*  Download The Birds Of Northern Melanesia Speciation Ecology And Biogeography
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*  Birds | Flickr
... just birds. Most of these photographs were taken with a Nikon Coolpix 4500 coupled with a Leica Televid APO 77 spotting scope. ... Birds Birds...just birds. Most of these photographs were taken with a Nikon Coolpix 4500 coupled with a Leica Televid APO 77 ...
  http://www.flickr.com/photos/woodcreeper/sets/79247/
*  Attracting Birds
There are a number of ways to attract birds to your garden, from planting native plants to providing safe stopover areas for ... Attracting Birds. There are a number of ways to attract birds to your garden, from planting native plants to providing safe ... Some birds will hunt, roost or even nest in brush piles. * Offer food in feeders- Bird feeders are great sources of ... Do not use a box with a perch, as house sparrows are known to sit on a nesting box perch and peck at other birds using the ...
  https://www.nwf.org/Garden-for-Wildlife/Wildlife/Attracting-Birds
*  Stymphalian birds
In Greek mythology, the Stymphalian birds (Greek: Στυμφαλίδες ὄρνιθες, Stymphalídes órnithes) were man-eating birds with beaks ... the Birds lived in a swamp, a parallel with the rain associated with Sagittarius. The noise, archery, and sinister birds, as ... The Stymphalian birds were featured as a flying myth unit of the Atlantean faction in Age of Mythology: The Titans ... Heracles then brought some of the birds he had killed to Eurystheus. He then sent Heracles to capture the Cretan Bull and bring ...
  http://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Stymphalian_birds.html
*  Birds | Audubon
Stop the Bird-Killer Amendment. The Bird-Killer Amendment would give oil and gas companies and other industries a free pass to ... Birds of America John James Audubon's Birds of America. *Explore the Collection ... Like birds, but don't know how to make the leap to becoming a birder? Here are three easy steps to get you into the field. ... Can one "bird nerd," with little more than a backpack and a spotting scope, crush the round-the-world Big Year record? ...
  http://www.audubon.org/birds?page=37
*  Central Valley Birds
The purpose of this list is to communicate, therefore, why make it difficult? DO NOT USE 4-letter bird banding codes (or any ... or nicknames) to name birds. Please add the county name(s) or abbreviation with the location where your sighting(s) occurred. ... Send a message central_valley_birds AT yahoogroups.com ... This forum is for discussing birds of the Central Valley. Calls ... Central Valley Birds is a Restricted Group with 1711 members.. *Central Valley Birds ...
  https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/central_valley_birds/info?m=0
*  Birds | Audubon
Bird Guide App Download Our Free Audubon Bird Guide App Start identifying 821 North American species with our in-depth ... Birds of America John James Audubon's Birds of America. *Explore the Collection ... with hundreds of thousands of birds present at one time. Learn more » ...
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*  Birds | Audubon
Bird Guide App Download Our Free Audubon Bird Guide App Start identifying 821 North American species with our in-depth ... Birds of America John James Audubon's Birds of America. *Explore the Collection ... We're in a race against time - to give birds a fighting chance in a rapidly changing world. Your support will hellp secure the ... Audubon is a nonprofit organization committed to protecting birds and the places they need. We rely on our members for support ...
  https://www.audubon.org/birds%20%20?site=mo&nid=4381
*  Priority Birds | Audubon
Audubon's priority bird species are birds of significant conservation need, for which our actions, over time, can lead to ... The breadth of this list reflects the dramatic loss of habitat and the pervasive threats that confront birds and wildlife.. ... Eighteen are Red WatchList species, 23 are Yellow WatchList species, and eight are Vulnerable Common Birds. ...
  http://www.audubon.org/birds/priority?site=johnjames&nid=4456
*  Skylarking (birds) - Wikipedia
Skylarking refers to the aerial displays including song made by various species of birds, such as Cassin's sparrow (Peterson ... Peterson, Roger Tory (1990). Western Birds. Houghton Mifflin. p. 322. ISBN 0-395-51424-X. ... the objective being that the predator will mistake the prey for another type of bird and end the pursuit. This survival tactic ... There are some instances in which birdwatchers claim that skylarking has been used by male birds to avoid predators; ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skylarking_(birds)