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from The Japan Times

Cambodia finds new bird species

Cambodian tailorbird (orthotomus chaktomuk), japantimes.co.jp: A new species of bird with a distinctive orange-red colored tuft of feathers on its head has been found in Phnom Penh. The small bird, which has a black-feathered throat and is the size of the more common wren, lives in thick, lowland scrub in Phnom Penh and other sites in the nearby floodplain, which the Wildlife Conversation Society said had kept it concealed for so long. #Cambodian_tailorbird

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Bird Flu Busters - 5 Strategies for a Healthier Flock Bird Flu. Symptoms and Transmission, Plus 5 Important Strategies to Help Keep Your Backyard Flock Healthy and more Resistant to Avian Influenza Infection.

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Bird Flu Busters - 5 Strategies for a Healthier Flock Bird Flu. Symptoms and Transmission, Plus 5 Important Strategies to Help Keep Your Backyard Flock Healthy and more Resistant to Avian Influenza Infection.

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from National Geographic

Influenza Photos, Flu Pictures

Under siege by the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918, nurses in Lawrence, Massachusetts, treat patients in an outdoor hospital. Canvas tents kept the sick separated and less likely to spread the deadly virus. And with the success of fresh-air therapy on tuberculosis outbreaks, public health officials strongly recommended taking them outside.

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H5N6 avian influenza outbreak confirmed at chicken farm in Pocheon: AI 수도권 확산…최대 닭산지 포천서도 H5N6형 확진 A highly pathogenic strain of avian…