Bird Reporting Form


Signs that a bird might have West Nile.

Birds will often show signs of neurological distress.

  • Loss of coordination
  • Head tilt
  • Tremors
  • Weakness
  • Lethargy

Some birds that are infected typically die within 3 weeks due to infection.

For more information on West Nile in birds Click here

Instructions for handling bird.

  1. If possible just leave the bird where you found it and contact us, however if it’s not possible to leave the bird without damaging the bird (ex: Hungry cat, curious Kids) then follow these steps.
  2. Wear gloves if possible, if not possible use paper towel to pick the bird up.
  3. Put bird in plastic bag or bucket, and keep in cool area.
  4. The sooner you contact us the more accurate the results will be. We will only accept birds found within 24hrs. of death or symptoms of WNV have started to show.

Bird Submission Form