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1. AGENCY USE ONLY (Leave Blank) 2. REPORT DATE

1999

3. REPORT TYPE AND DATES COVERED

Final.

4. TITLE AND SUBTITLE

Field Manual of Wildlife Diseases, General Field Procedures and Diseases of Birds

5. FUNDING NUMBERS

99/00-3204-40A40

6. AUTHOR(S)

Milton Friend and J. Christian Franson, Technical Editors

7. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES)

U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Rd., Madison, WI 53711

8. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION REPORT NUMBER

ITR 1999-001

9. SPONSORING/MONITORING AGENCY NAMES(S) AND ADDRESS(ES)

U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston, VA 20192

10. SPONSORING/MONITORING AGENCY REPORT NUMBER

ITR 1999-001 

11. SUPPLEMENTARY NOTES

Supersedes U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication 167 (1987).

12a. DISTRIBUTION/AVAILABILITY STATEMENT

 

12b. DISTRIBUTION CODE

 

13. ABSTRACT (Maximum 200 words). 

The "Field Manual of Wildlife Diseases, General Field Procedures and Diseases of Birds" presents practical, current information and insights about wild bird illnesses and the procedures to follow when ill birds are found or epidemics occur. Section 1 of the Manual provides information about general field procedures. Sections 2 through 5 describe various bird diseases. Sections 6 and 7 provide information about toxins that affect birds, and Section 8 describes miscellaneous diseases and hazards that affect birds. Manual lists institutions and laboratories that offer diagnostic services; sources of supplies for collecting, preserving, and shipping specimens; and it contains color illustrations for dissection.

14. SUBJECT TERMS

Bird diseases; wildlife diseases; bacterial diseases; fungal diseases; viral diseases; parasitic diseases; biotoxins; chemical toxins; general field procedures.

15. NUMBER OF PAGES

440

16. PRICE CODE

 

17. SECURITY CLASSIFICATION OF REPORT

Unclassified

18. SECURITY CLASSIFICATION OF THIS PAGE 19. SECURITY CLASSIFICATION OF ABSTRACT 20. LIMITATION OF ABSTRACT
MSN 7540-01-280-5500 STANDARD FORM 298 (Rev. 2-89) Prescribed by ANSI Std 439-18 298-102

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