Wild birds infected with highly pathogenic avian influenza (bird flu) in 2020 in the Netherlands

In the undermentioned wild birds is highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N8 or HPAI  H5N1 confirmed.
This list is based upon reports of the Dutch government to OIE this autumn/winter until November 17.

The dead wild birds were found in the provinces of Friesland, Groningen, North Brabant, North Holland, Utrecht, and South Holland.

H5N8 confirmed in: 

  • Ducks, geese, swans (Anatidae
    • Barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis)
    • Mute swan (Cygnus olor)
    • Greylag goose (Anser anser)
    • Greater white-fronted goose (Anser albifrons)
    • Bean goose (Anser fabalis)
    • Eurasian wigeon (Anas penelope)
    • Mallard(Anas platyrhynchos)
  • Accipitridae
    • Common buzzard (Buteo buteo)
  • Owls(Strigidae
    • Short-eared owl (Asio flammeus)

H5N1 confirmed in: 

  • Ducks, geese, swans (Anatidae
    • Greylag goose (Anser anser)
    • Eurasian wigeon (Anas penelope)
    • Eurasian teal (Anas crecca)
  • Plovers, lapwings (Charadriidae
    • Species not determined