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Volume 23, Number 4—April 2017

Dispatch

Outbreaks among Wild Birds and Domestic Poultry Caused by Reassorted Influenza A(H5N8) Clade 2.3.4.4 Viruses, Germany, 2016

Anne Pohlmann, Elke Starick, Timm Harder, Christian Grund, Dirk Höper, Anja Globig, Christoph Staubach, Klaas Dietze, Günter Strebelow, Reiner G. Ulrich, Jan Schinköthe, Jens P. Teifke, Franz J. Conraths, Thomas C. Mettenleiter, and Martin BeerComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Greifswald-Insel Riems, Germany

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Table 1

Species of birds affected by highly pathogenic avian influenza virus A(H5N8), Germany, 2016

Group Common name (taxonomic name)
Diving ducks Tufted duck (Aythya fuligula)
Common pochard (Aythya ferina)
Common goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)
Red-crested pochard (Netta Rufina)
Greater scaup (Aythya marila)
Common eider (Somateria mollissima)

Common scoter (Melanitta nigra)
Dabbling ducks Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

Northern pintail (Anas acuta)
Diving birds Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus)

Little grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
Mergansers
Common merganser (Mergus merganserI)
Geese Greylag goose (Anser anser)
Bean goose (Anser fabalisI)
Canada goose (Branta Canadensis)
White-fronted goose (Anser albifrons)

Pink-footed goose (Anser brachyrhynchus)
Swans Mute swan (Cygnus olorI)
Black swan (Cygnus atratus)

Whooper swan (Cygnus cygnus)
Gulls Black-headed gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
European herring gull (Larus argentatus)
Great black-backed gull (Larus marinus)

Mew gull (Larus canus)
Rails
Common coot (Fulica atra)
Herons
Gray heron (Ardea cinerea)
Birds of prey Common buzzard (Buteo buteo)
Rough-legged buzzard (Buteo lagopus)

White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)
Cormorants
Great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)
Crows
Carrion crow (Corvus corone)
Domestic birds Domestic duck (Anas platyrhynchos domesticus)
Domestic chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus)

Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
Zoo birds Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)
Great white pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus)

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