The dead crested myna
, which is a common resident bird in Hong Kong, was found and collected near Santa Monica Avenue, Royal Palms, Yuen Long.
Hong Kong, May 7 (Xinhua-ANI): A carcass of a crested myna
found on April 27 in Hong Kong was confirmed to be H5N1-positive after a series of laboratory tests, the city's Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) said here Monday.
Two oriental magpie robins, a chicken, a crested myna
and a common magpie had been tested positive for H5N1 since January.
Chow's comments came after the government announced on Wednesday that both a local chicken brought in from China and a dead crested myna
tested positive for the H5N1 bird flu virus.
Species: Acridotheres tristis (House Myna); Acridotheres cristatellus (Crested Myna
A crested myna
found dead Monday in a park in the urban area of Wong Tai Sin also tested positive for the virus.