In Kherson region a massive sea of wild birds

В Херсонской области массовый мор диких птиц

In the Kherson region recorded a massive sea of wild birds

The Ministry of ecology and natural resources considers the version about the epidemic.

In Kalanchak district Kherson region fixed mass Mor wild birds of the Black sea. On Thursday, January 11, according to the Ministry of ecology and natural resources.

According to authorities, a possible cause of plague birds – highly pathogenic influenza a virus or pseudocode.

The first reports of mass death of wild birds (mostly coots) began to arrive on January 7th. In particular, between Harlani and Peninsula Karabay Kalanchak district of the Black sea had washed ashore over 5000 corpses coots.

As of 11 January water samples in the area of local towns and samples of the biomaterial of birds for studies on infection (highly pathogenic avian influenza A and Newcastle disease (viral pseudocode birds)).

Environmentalists do not rule out that the birds could have been killed on the territory of Crimea, then their bodies took over to the mainland of Ukraine.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that in the Dniester estuary there was a mass Mor fish.