Accession Number:

ADA371843

Title:

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

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MADISON WI BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

438.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE