Avian disease killing UK Birds

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Subject: Avian disease killing UK Birds
From: "Peter Shute (NUW)" <>
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2006 10:41:19 +1000
On Thursday, October 12, 2006 7:01 PM ANDREW ADCOCK wrote:

Diagnosis: Diagnosis of trichomoniasis in wild birds relies on post
mortem examination. The signs of the disease at post mortem are fairly
characteristic, and a variety of tests can be used to confirm presence of the

In domestic pigeons, you just look down the throat of the dead bird. Infected birds have yellow stuff around the back of their throat. No idea if other diseases can have the same symptom.

Peter Shute

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