Carcasses of 215 migratory birds have been present in Pong Dam Wildlife Sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district on Sunday, taking the whole variety of such birds suspected to have died of avian influenza to 4,235, officers stated.
Every day, tons of of migratory birds have been discovered lifeless within the lake space since December 29. Final Monday, the samples examined constructive for H5N1, they stated.
Additionally, for the fourth day in a row, a lot of lifeless poultry birds have been discovered dumped by the aspect of the Chandigarh-Shimla freeway in Solan district. The stays of the birds have been buried in keeping with security protocol and their samples despatched to a illness diagnostic laboratory in Jalandhar.
Earlier, lifeless chickens have been discovered dumped twice close to Chakki Mor and as soon as at Barog bypass close to the district headquarters.
A joint workforce of animal husbandry officers from the Centre and the state visited Siyal in Dhameta wildlife vary and Guglara in Nagrota Surian vary of the sanctuary on Sunday to evaluate the state of affairs, Chief wildlife warden Archana Sharma stated.
Quite a lot of crows have been additionally discovered lifeless in several elements of the state over the previous couple of days. Carcasses of over 60 crows every have been discovered at Pong Lake sanctuary in Kangra and Paonta Sahib in Sirmaur district whereas 12 have been discovered lifeless at Taliara in Mandi district.
Apart from deaths of some crows have been additionally reported in Bilaspur district.