Bird flu

ADvice please.

we have bird flu reported in Devon. Does anyone know if it decimates the whole bird population.Does it usually kill off small song birds in the area and is there anything can be done to help Stop it.

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  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 15,523

    Here is a link that may help answer your questions valerie

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/avian-influenza-bird-flu-in-winter-2016-to-2017

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  • ClaringtonClarington Posts: 4,892

    Valerie. 

    The best way that we can help is to ensure that any bird feeders we use are regularly disinfected (which is good practice at the best of times) and that any unwell / dead birds we discover are reported so that the government officials can track and monitor the diseases spread.

  • valerierobertsvalerieroberts Posts: 282

    Thank you for the information. Will keep an eye out and hope for the best.

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