ALERT: Our birds need social distancing! Clean your feeders and bird baths. Then clean fallen feed daily to prevent fatal disease spread.
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