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Department of Environment and Residential Life Nature Conservation Division TEL: 096-333-2274 FAX: 096-384-5135 Email shizenhogo@pref.kumamoto.lg.jp
 

About correspondence level of highly pathogenic avian influenza surveillance (investigation) in wild bird

 On November 9, 2017, highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H5N6 subtype) was detected in death wild bird of Shimane.

 Because it becomes outbreak at domestic single point this time, based on "Kumamoto highly pathogenic avian influenza (wild bird relations) correspondence technique manual," we raise correspondence level of the prefecture in "correspondence level 2".

 In addition, with increase of correspondence level, we will strengthen the monitoring system about surveillance (investigation) of highly pathogenic avian influenza in wild bird.

   

About the bird flu outbreak situation in wild bird in the country

 About the outbreak situation of domestic highly pathogenic avian influenza, please confirm the following Ministry of the Environment homepage.
 

If we find bird which died suspected of highly pathogenic avian influenza 

In the case of wild bird

 [correspondence level] Correspondence level 2 (at the time of domestic single point outbreak)
 When wild birds more than constant number die at the same place, depending on caution division which Ministry of the Environment showed, we carry out inspection.
 But it is self-evident to be accident (crash) death, and thing soaking itself in case that thing is clear and thing, water that the days pass posthumously, and corruption is doing strange loss clearly other than infectious disease is correct one which we cannot judge, and, judging from the situation, the cause of death does not carry out inspection.
(1) When Raptores (except black kite, short-eared owl) and mandarin duck, bluebill, tufted duck, whistling swans such as hawks were dead more than one of them.
(2) When mallard, pin-tailed duck, pochard, coot, owl were dead more than two of them.
(3) When common cormorant, herons, spotbill duck, green-winged teal, black-backed gull, black kite, short-eared owl were dead more than five of them.
(4) When crows, sparrow, brown-eared bulbul, domestic pigeon, kind except (1) (2) (3) including pale thrush were dead more than five of them at the same place.
 In this case please contact prefectural office Nature Conservation Division (people resident in Kumamoto-shi) or each Regional Promotion Bureau of area to live.
 ◆ Regional Promotion Bureau of area to live ◆

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 Kumamoto prefectural government office  Nature Conservation Division  096-333-2275  096-383-1111
 Uki Area Promotion Bureau  Tsutomu Hayashi section  0964-32-0628  0964-32-2111
 Tamana Area Promotion Bureau  Tsutomu Hayashi section  0968-74-2138  0968-74-2111
 Kamoto Area Promotion Bureau  Tsutomu Hayashi section  0968-44-2135  0968-44-2111
 Kikuchi Area Promotion Bureau  Tsutomu Hayashi section  0968-25-1039  0968-25-4111
 Aso Area Promotion Bureau  Tsutomu Hayashi section  0967-22-3649  0967-22-1111
 Kamimashiki Area Promotion Bureau  Tsutomu Hayashi section  096-282-0333  096-282-2111
 Yatsushiro Area Promotion Bureau  Tsutomu Hayashi section  0965-33-3592  0965-33-3111
 Ashikita Area Promotion Bureau  Tsutomu Hayashi section  0966-82-2524  0966-82-3111
 Kuma Area Promotion Bureau  Forestry Conservation Division  0966-24-4190  0966-24-4111
 Amakusa Regional Promotion Bureau  Tsutomu Hayashi section  0969-22-4359  080-2727-4626
 080-2724-7467

 

In the case of poultry (poultry farming farmhouse)

 About revision of Kumamoto highly pathogenic avian influenza and low pathogenic bird flu prevention of epidemics measures manual (Livestock Division) With new window

 

Petting bird (bird / poultry farming business breeding at home is excluded)

 To all of you that birds are bred (Public Health Emergencies Management Division)With new window

 

About monitoring of bird flu virus in wild bird

 In Kumamoto, we carry out next various investigations for the purpose of early detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza and grasp of infection range based on "correspondence technical manual pertaining to highly pathogenic avian influenza in wild bird" which Ministry of the Environment established.
* Investigations such as death wild birds
 When wild birds more than constant number die at the same place, depending on caution division which Ministry of the Environment showed, we carry out inspection. But we do not inspect when the days pass, and they decay posthumously at time when the cause of death except highly pathogenic avian influenza including death by accident is clear.
* Investigations such as the birds habitation situation
 There is not abnormal death of wild bird or makes a circuit by gamekeeping manager.
* Feces collection investigation
 We inspect feces of cancer waterfowl every year at designated point of country in periodical (November, December, January, March).
 

 

Wild bird dies by various cause

 Even if wild bird is dead, it is not necessary to doubt bird flu promptly.
 Wild bird dies by various cause. Unlike kept bird, we weaken without bait being produced and may die without being able to tolerate environmental change. In addition, various causes including poisoning with collision, traffic accident, electric shock to artificial structure, predation, pesticide of Raptores are thought about.
 
 

Please do not touch wild bird which died barehanded

 Wild bird has various bacteria and parasites as well as bird flu. When wild bird dies, as well as bird flu, it is important that we prevent such bacteria and parasite from being infected with body of person.
 We can enter plastic bag without being barehanded, and touching and seal properly and can dispose of bird which died as waste not to be infected with bacteria and parasite when we find wild bird being dead.
  

 

About infection to person of bird flu virus

 Such as heavy contact with bird infected as for the bird flu virus it is thought that is usual, and do not infect person unless is special. It is not necessary to worry excessively if you can do "hand-washing" and "gargle" in everyday life after having touched excrement of bird.
 

 

About how to contact wild birds

 We drive away wild bird needlessly, and let's stop being going to catch.
 The back and vehicle of shoes have feces of wild bird, and bird flu virus might be carried to other areas by approaching wild bird.
 You are careful not to step on feces of wild bird enough, and please sterilize as needed when you step.
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Department of Environment and Residential Life Nature Conservation Division
Telephone: 096-333-2274
Fax: 096-384-5135
Email shizenhogo@pref.kumamoto.lg.jp
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