Find of bird-pox (variola avium) in blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)

https://doi.org/10.17221/7858-VETMEDCitation:Rajchard J., Rachač V. (2001): Find of bird-pox (variola avium) in blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla). Veterinarni Medicina, 46: 78-79.
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In August 1999 there were netted and ringed passerines in the Naděje fishpond system in Třeboň area. 14 individuals of blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) of both sexes and various age were caught. All individuals of this species had expressive pathological changes on feet. Histological investigations proved bird-pox (variola avium). No symptoms of this disease were found in other caught 11 species.
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