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Recent Dead Wild Bird Findings

The GB dead wild bird surveillance programme has identified cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 in a variety of wild bird species. 

They have been found in Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll & Bute, Ayrshire, Clackmannanshire, Dumfries and Galloway, East Dunbartonshire, City of Edinburgh, Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow City, Highland, Midlothian, Moray, North Lanarkshire, Orkney, Perth and Kinross, Renfrewshire, Scottish Borders, Shetland, South Lanarkshire, Stirling and West Lothian.

If you keep poultry (including game birds or as pets), you should:

An outbreak of avian influenza in backyard poultry results in the same restrictions on movement of birds. It has the same impact on farmers and trade in poultry as an outbreak on a commercial farm would have.

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