Spain Finds H5N1 In Wild Grebe

Last week Spain confirmed its first case of the H5N1 virus. The virus was discovered in a dead Great Crested Grebe found near the city of Vitoria in the Basque country in nothern Spain seven weeks ago. Experts will confirm the age and species of the bird and try to determine the sub-species, to find out if the bird likely migrated to Spain from Africa or was a permanenet resident of Spain. Read the full story Spanish H5N1 grebe unlikely to be from Africa on BirdLife International.

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