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Avian Influenza and Wild Birds

Because wild birds can carry Avian Influenza and not appear sick, APHIS works with federal and state partners to conduct surveillance testing on wild birds. These tests tell us whether any highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) viruses are found in the wild bird population.

Wild Bird Plans

HPAI Findings in Wild Birds

Additional Surveillance Data

Frequently Asked Questions

Additional Information

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