Sick Wild Bird Report

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In late May, wildlife managers in Washington D.C., Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia began receiving reports of sick and dying birds with eye swelling and crusty discharge, as well as neurological signs. No definitive cause of death is identified at this time. To learn more read about the mysterious bird deaths in the Mid-Atlantic region, a Q&A with Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center scientist Brian Evans.

If you've found an injured, sick or dead bird, please complete the following brief questionnaire.