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- Jackson, Bethany; Lorenzo, Almudena; Theuerkauf, Jörn; Barnaud, Antoine; Duval, Thomas; Guichard, Philippe; Bloc, Henri; Baouma, Anna; Stainton, Daisy; Kraberger, Simona; Murphy, Steve; Clark, Natalie; Dillon, Chelsea; Knight, Thomas; Varsani, Arvind
- Emu 2014 v.114 no.3 pp. 283-289
- Beak and feather disease virus, etc ; biosecurity; blood; feathers; monitoring; morbidity; mortality; parakeets; parrots; polymerase chain reaction; risk; screening; surveys; New Caledonia; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Beak and feather disease virus (BFDV) is a recognised key threat for the conservation of parrots globally, causing morbidity and mortality of individuals in susceptible species. We present findings from a survey in 2012 to investigate the presence of BFDV in wild New Caledonian parrots, including the endangered Ouvea Parakeet (Eunymphicus uvaeensis). Blood and feather samples from seven Ouvea Para ...