Chesley Ward, NCWRC Southern Coastal Game Land Management Biologist and Rachael Schwartz, a USDA Wildlife Specialist, sample a wood duck for the strain avian influenza that has killed millions of domestic turkeys and chickens, but does not kill wild waterfowl. Puddle ducks are primary carriers of the disease.
Chesley Ward, NCWRC Southern Coastal Game Land Management Biologist and Rachael Schwartz, a USDA Wildlife Specialist, sample a wood duck for the strain avian influenza that has killed millions of domestic turkeys and chickens, but does not kill wild waterfowl. Puddle ducks are primary carriers of the disease. Mike Marsh
Chesley Ward, NCWRC Southern Coastal Game Land Management Biologist and Rachael Schwartz, a USDA Wildlife Specialist, sample a wood duck for the strain avian influenza that has killed millions of domestic turkeys and chickens, but does not kill wild waterfowl. Puddle ducks are primary carriers of the disease. Mike Marsh

Waterfowl hunters help epidemiologists monitor the spread of avian flu

January 27, 2016 4:05 PM