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#India, #Chandigarh: Dead #Sukhna #lapwing sent for #avian #flu tests (Times of India, Nov. 9 ‘16)

 

Title: #India, #Chandigarh: Dead #Sukhna #lapwing sent for #avian #flu tests.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, epizootics in poultry and wild birds, India (Punjab).

Source: Times of India, full page: (LINK).

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Dead Sukhna lapwing sent for avian flu tests

TNN | Nov 9, 2016, 11.42 PM IST | Vikram Jit Singh | TNN

Chandigarh: The animal husbandry and fisheries department found a dead Red-wattled lapwing ('teetri') at the regulator-end of Sukhna Lake on Wednesday morning while lifting samples of water and faecal matter of migratory birds to test for strains of avian flu. The lapwing, which is a resident bird and breeds at the Sukhna, was found amid the fresh faecal matter of migratory birds such as the Ruddy shelducks and Great cormorants.

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Keywords: India; Punjab; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Wild Birds.

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