Causes of Morbidity and Mortality of Wild Aquatic Birds at Billabong Sanctuary, Townsville, North Queensland, Australia
MA Hoque, GW Burgess, AR Greenhil, R Hedlefs, LF Skerratt
Avian Diseases | AMER ASSOC AVIAN PATHOLOGISTS | Published : 2012
We are very grateful to the Australian Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre (ABCRC) and the Australian Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for providing financial support for our project. We thank AusAID for providing an Australian Leadership Award and the ABCRC for a top-up Ph.D. scholarship to M.A.H. We extend our thanks to the scientific and ethics permit authorities for providing the following project approvals, Eco-access permit No. WISp04374507, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Northern Region and ethics permit No. A 1175, JCU. Finally, we extend our heartfelt thanks to the members of our avian influenza research team and other contributors to our research for their excellent cooperation during the study period.