Sarah Trent, High County News

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Greater white-fronted geese

New bird flu strain threatens North American wildlife

By: - October 6, 2022

The July 5 trip was routine: From the deck of an airboat, two wildlife biologists scanned the cattail marsh — one of many seasonal wetlands in the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge — on their weekly lookout for sick or dead birds. In the summer months, avian botulism is a major concern in California’s Central Valley, […]