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Great tit, Parus major, vulnerable to newly arrived strain of bird virus

December 21st, 2012 by Zoological Society of London

A new strain of avian pox is taking its toll on garden birds in Britain. Three papers (1,2,3) on this avian pox have been published recently in PLOS ONE. Scientists from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), University of Oxford, the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and RSPB report on the impact avian pox is […]