Journal archives for July 2018

July 11, 2018

Common Disease Observations

Common diseases observed/reported in this project so far:
House Finch eye disease (Mycoplasmal conjunctivitis)- Mycoplasma gallisepticum
Avian beak deformities- keratin disorder; poecivirus
Fungal diseases- snake fungal disease
Viral diseases- fibropapillomatosis, distemper

Internal/External parasites:
Mange mites
Avian Knemidocoptes spp. mites (scaly leg mites)
Bot flies and cuterebra

Fractures (wings, limbs)
Hit by car
Window strikes
Fishing line/hook entanglement

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Wildlife Health Network

There is a wealth of information available about wildlife health, diseases, and conservation. I've compiled a list of online resources that includes wildlife health organizations, websites, and professional associations to learn more about wildlife health topics that may be of interest to you. If you come across a resource not listed here, feel free to add it in the comments below. I'd love to check it out! -Stacie

Animal & Human Health for the Environment And Development (AHEAD)

Australian Registry of Wildlife Health

Avian Medicine

Bayer Bee Health

Bighorn Sheep Disease Research Consortium

Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative

Center for Biological Diversity

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance

EcoHealth Alliance

Garden Wildlife Health

Global Ranavirus Reporting System

Honey Bee Health Coalition

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)


NOAA Fisheries


Saiga Conservation Alliance

Sea Star Wasting Syndrome- MARINe

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

USDA APHIS Wildlife Services (WS)

USGS National Wildlife Health Center

White-Nose Syndrome Response Team

Wildlife Conservation Society

Wildlife Health Australia

Wildlife Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Wildlife Rehabilitation MD


World Health Organization (WHO)

World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)


Professional Associations:

American Association of Public Health Veterinarians

American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians

American Association of Zoo Veterinarians

American College of Zoological Medicine

American Society of Mammalogists

Association of Avian Veterinarians

Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians

Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies

Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians

Association of Zoos & Aquariums

International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council

National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association

The Wildlife Society

Wildlife Disease Association

World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association

World Veterinary Association

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