17 Nov 2022

Avian botulism

From Nights, 10:18 pm on 17 November 2022

Aucklanders are being called on to keep an eye out for sick birds.

BirdCare Aotearoa wild bird hospital says avian botulism is affecting birdlife earlier than usual this year, due to unseasonably warm weather.

Danielle Miller-Beland is an assistant hospital manager at the charity.

Feeding ducks bread can kill

Feeding ducks bread can kill Photo: RNZ / YouTube