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Volume 7, Number 4—August 2001
West Nile Virus
West Nile Virus

Crow Deaths as a Sentinel Surveillance System for West Nile Virus in the Northeastern United States, 1999

Millicent Eidson*, Nicholas Komar†, Faye Sorhage‡, Randall Nelson§, Tom Talbot*, Farzad Mostashari¶, Robert McLean#, and the West Nile Virus Avian Mortality Surveillance Group
Author affiliations: *New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA; ‡New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, Trenton, New Jersey, USA; §Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; ¶New York City Department of Health, New York City, New York, USA; #National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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Figure 4

Christmas bird count, number of American Crows reported, adjusted for party-hours, 1995-1999, New York City area (8).

Figure 4. . Christmas bird count, number of American Crows reported, adjusted for party-hours, 1995-1999, New York City area (8).

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1Ward Stone, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation; Madhu Anand, Rockland County (NY) Department of Health; Annie Fine, Nancy Jeffery, New York City Department of Health; Ada Huang, Christine Falco, Westchester County (NY) Department of Health; Steve Kopian, Nassau County (NY) Department of Health; Clare Bradley, Suffolk County (NY) Department of Health Services; Kate Schmit, Amy Willsey, Yoichiro Hagiwara, Dennis White, Barbara Wallace, Perry Smith, Hwa-Gan Chang, New York State Department of Health; local and county agencies in New Jersey and Connecticut; Eddy Bresnitz, Colin Campbell, New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services; Doug Roscoe, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection; Theodore Andreadis, John Anderson, Charles Vossbrinck, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station; James Hadler, Connecticut Department of Public Health; Herbert Van Kruiningen, Antonio Garmendia, Richard French, University of Connecticut; Jenny Dickson, Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection; Lou Sileo, National Wildlife Health Center; and Amy Kerst, Robert Lanciotti, Nicholas A. Panella, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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