TITLE

The Incredible Disappearing Crows

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Wildlife Professional (Allen Press);Fall2007, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the death of millions of wild birds in North America since the start of the West Nile Virus (WNV) epidemic based on a study published in the journal "Nature." The analysis of the WNV impact on 20 species revealed a significant decline in population of 7 species that implicates infectious disease. Statistics showed a 45 percent population drop from 1998 levels for American crows in some regions. The likelihood of ecosystem impact due to invasive bugs is also suggested.
ACCESSION #
28774440

 

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