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Table 3 AIV serological results of different bird species at different sampling times.

From: Avian influenza virus monitoring in wintering waterbirds in Iran, 2003-2007

Family Bird species 2003/2004 2005 2007 Total Number/family
   Tested Pos. Tested Pos. Tested Pos. Tested Pos. Tested Pos.
Podicipedidae Black-necked Grebe 1 0 - - - - 1 0 8 0
  Great-crested Grebe 3 0 - - - - 3 0   
  Little Grebe 4 0 - - - - 4 0   
Phalacrocoracidae Great Cormorant 7 1 - - - - 7 1 7 1
Ardeidae Great White Egret 2 1 2 0 - - 4 1 14 2
  Little Egret 2 1 1 0 - - 3 1   
  Grey Heron 4 0 3 0 - - 7 0   
Phoenicopteridae Greater Flamingo 3 3 2 1 - - 5 4 5 4
Anatidae Gadwall 1 0    13 4 14 4 521 313
  Greylag Goose 2 2 - - - - 2 2   
  Mallard 32 28 10 3 66 50 108 81   
  Northern Pintail 11 5 1 0 17 16 29 21   
  Common Pochard 4 1 1 0 6 6 11 7   
  Ruddy Shelduck - - 3 2 - - 3 2   
  Northern Shoveler 6 5 - - 4 3 10 8   
  Common Teal 41 22 6 2 225 133 272 157   
  Eurasian Wigeon 2 0 2 0 68 31 72 31   
Rallidae Common Coot 66 1 11 0 49 16 126 17 126 17
Recurvirostridae Pied Avocet 1 1 - - - - 1 1 1 1
Charadriidae Northern Lapwing 5 0 - - 3 0 8 0 8 0
Scolopacidae Black-tailed Godwit 2 0 - - - - 2 0 7 3
  Common Redshank 4 2 - - - - 4 2   
  Common Greenshank - - 1 1 - - 1 1   
Laridae Black-headed Gull 10 4 - - - - 10 4 14 4
  Little Gull 1 0 - - - - 1 0   
  Slender-billed Gull 1 0 - - - - 1 0   
  Yellow-legged Gull 2 0 - - - - 2 0   
   217 77 43 9 451 259 711 345 711 345