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Bird flu panic: Scots outbreak declared 'national emergency' – tourists banned from isles

Bird flu panic: Scots outbreak declared 'national emergency' – tourists banned from isles

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Scotland officer Dave Sexton said that the outbreak is of significant concern that has left him feeling “ [...]
Bird flu: ‘Unprecedented tragedy’ kills at least 3,000 in major ‘disaster’

Bird flu: ‘Unprecedented tragedy’ kills at least 3,000 in major ‘disaster’

The huge avian flu outbreak on the Farne Islands in Northumberland has killed over 3,000 seabirds, which have been collected by rangers working in [...]
'Unprecedented wildlife tragedy' Bird flu toll hits 3,000 on isles sanctuary

'Unprecedented wildlife tragedy' Bird flu toll hits 3,000 on isles sanctuary

More than 3,000 carcasses littering the Farne Islands off Northumberland have been incinerated so far in an attempt to prevent the virus’s spread. [...]
Countryfile fans baffled as Tom Heap ‘leaves gate open’ on farm despite bird flu concerns

Countryfile fans baffled as Tom Heap ‘leaves gate open’ on farm despite bird flu concerns

And it didn’t go unnoticed as Twitter user, Guy Dowsett, quipped: “Does everything possible to keep bird flu out, then walks off leaving the gate o [...]
Jon Kay's appearance leaves BBC viewers distracted after bird poo nightmare

Jon Kay's appearance leaves BBC viewers distracted after bird poo nightmare

Jon, 52, was presenting live from Droitwich Spa Lido where he was informing BBC Breakfast viewers of the hot temperatures expected throughout the U [...]
'I've been splatted!' Jon Kay horrified as bird poops on him live on BBC

'I've been splatted!' Jon Kay horrified as bird poops on him live on BBC

Jon carried on updating BBC viewers on the heatwave before telling them he needed to try and salvage his jacket. He exclaimed: "Right, I am going o [...]
British tennis ace Jack Draper pooed on by bird during interview – 'Is that good luck?'

British tennis ace Jack Draper pooed on by bird during interview – 'Is that good luck?'

Draper was explaining his journey at the Eastbourne competition. "Playing these guys, and beating these guys, is really important for me, and signi [...]
House arrest hits CATS as German town fines owners to save bird if moggies go outside

House arrest hits CATS as German town fines owners to save bird if moggies go outside

In a desperate attempt to protect a rare bird in the area, the town has decided to slap a ban on cats going outside their owners’ homes. Authoritie [...]
Archaeologists stunned as Ancient Egyptian mummy exposed as sacrificial bird

Archaeologists stunned as Ancient Egyptian mummy exposed as sacrificial bird

The ancient mummy, thought to be around 1,500 years old, was originally labelled as a hawk while kept in storage at Cornell College. But once resea [...]
China bird flu outbreak: 19 human cases of H5N6 avian influenza linked to wet market

China bird flu outbreak: 19 human cases of H5N6 avian influenza linked to wet market

Two people in mainland China were rushed to the hospital after testing positive for the H5N6 bird flu, as officials bring the number of cases detec [...]
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