Zero out of over 12,000 birds have tested positive for
highly pathogenic strains of avian influenza, as shown by the results of
Canada's second annual Wild Bird Survey for Avian
Samples were taken from birds across Canada and
Iceland - live and dead, migratory and resident.
Various avian flu
subtypes were evident in the survey, including H5
subtypes, however, only low pathogenic strains, which is not uncommon in wild