Clean Your Feeders: Bird Salmonella Outbreak

Backyard Bird Feeding Courtesy US FWS

ALERT: Our birds need social distancing! Clean your feeders and bird baths. Then clean fallen feed daily to prevent fatal disease spread.
Notices:
Due to bird salmonella outbreak, Utahns asked to clean bird feeders and remove them if sick/dead birds discovered
, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources,
March 09 2021, https://wildlife.utah.gov/news/utah-wildlife-news/1137-salmonella-outbreak-clean-bird-feeders.html

Boam, Rod, DWR reports birds dying from salmonellosis found in bird feeders and baths, The Herald Journal, March 14, 2021, https://www.cachevalleydaily.com/news/archive/2021/03/14/dwr-reports-birds-dying-from-salmonellosis-found-in-bird-feeders-and-baths/

Weese, Scott, Songbird fever: Salmonella in birds and cats, Worms & Germs Blog, April 22, 2009, https://www.wormsandgermsblog.com/2009/04/articles/diseases/salmonella/songbird-fever-salmonella-in-birds-and-cats/

Avian salmonellosis, Diseases, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, January 24 2020, https://wildlife.utah.gov/avian-salmonellosis.html

Feederwatch Reports on Deaths at Feeders, Page 4, The Stilt, April 1992, https://bridgerlandaudubon.org/documents/BAS-Stilts/Stilt-1992/Stilt1992Aprilv20n08USU.pdf