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Infections killing.....species in Monterey County CA USA (1 Viewer)

Deb Burhinus

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It’s very sad, we had this when Greenfinch and Chaffinch populations were severly depleted (by about 50%) with Trichomoniasis, transmitted like wild fire through feeding stations where birds come into close proximity and in contact with contaminated feeders and water. It is why it is crucial to observe good hygiene regimens to ensure birds are always using clean water and clean feeders.

 

Deb Burhinus

Used to be well known! 😎
Europe
Articles like these, or at least something addressing these issues, ought to be a "sticky" or "pinned" to the top of this subforum.



Thanks.....I appreciate the follow up.

There is!!

 

SanAngelo

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It is....!!

I was speaking of the Subforum; Food and Feeder pin or sticky; a little more in-your-face.

It's hard enough getting a location in the ID subforum; that request is right under the header, although not in bold or highlighted in any way.

/r
 

Deb Burhinus

Used to be well known! 😎
Europe
It is....!!

I was speaking of the Subforum; Food and Feeder pin or sticky; a little more in-your-face.
I guess that’s up to Admin - you could always suggest putting a link to the main sticky from the top of the Food and Feeders forum - it’s certainly a very important issue.

I would say that there has been so much publicity (at least in the UK) about the importance of keeping feeders/water baths clean that if people don’t keep them clean, it’s more a case of laziness or lack of time. No amount of ‘in your face’ will make much more difference in those cases but it doesn’t hurt to keep reminding people.
 
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Columbia
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Colombia
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