More than 1,000 birds died in a lake in southern California earlier this month, official wildlife officials said.
Birds – mostly migratory waterfowl, such as the Reddish ducks, the northern shovels, the black-haired feet and the gulls-have died. in Salton Sea after contamination with a contagious bacterial disease known as avian cholera caused by bacteria Pasteurella multocida The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) said in a statement. NEW YORK CENTRAL PARK IS BEGINNING TO RARE AND COLORED MANANDAR
Explosions such as the one that occurred between January 8 and January 17 are not unusual, usually happening "annually as a result of bringing together birds together," said the California Department of Fisheries and wild animals. The birds are found dead at the southern end of the lake, which is in the desert near the Mexican border and is a common stop for migrating birds.
Bird cholera spreads through direct contact or from contaminated food or water. 19659006] Birds are the most susceptible to the disease during stressful periods, especially during the winter months when the birds are collected in key water sources at a time and the weather is cold and humid, "explains CDFW
DFW's total California office reported that employees in the department and those with the Sonny Bono National Reserve have gathered more than 1200 poultry bodies
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