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1/6 We know very little about viruses in #shorebirds. They are important in the epidemiology of some viruses (influenza, coronavirus), but many viruses to be discovered in this host group
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2/6 Shorebirds are a central reservoir host for low pathogenic avian influenza virus globally (these viruses don't cause disease).
Some species, like Ruddy Turnstone have high levels of seroprevalence. In Aus, varying levels of infection across shorebird species
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3/6 #Shorebirds are important reservoirs for a diversity of coronaviruses (different from COVID). Prevalence in Aus is comparable to influenza. We have also described a new coronavirus, currently only found in Aus shorebirds
Review here:…
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1 #ISTC20 #Sesh7 OK here’s a thread on #languagebarriers. Yes you are in the right conference. This is still about shorebirds. What I mean is I will explain how language barriers can affect the conservation of shorebirds (or any other species). So don’t leave! #ornithology
#ISTC20 #Sesh7 I will also tweet the same content in Japanese during the break after Session 7. Sadly I am not fluent enough to tweet in other languages, but feel free to translate my tweets into any language! セッション7後の休憩時間中に日本語でもツイートしますのでご覧ください。
2 #ISTC20 #Sesh7 So, why languages? Shorebirds’ incredible migration (image: @GlobalFlyway) means their annual cycles span across multiple countries, and this poses a challenge to conservation, as we need to coordinate across countries, where the language is often different.
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