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Table 1 DNA of circovirus detected in free-living birds

From: A new duck circovirus sequence, detected in velvet scoter (Melanitta fusca) supports great diversity among this species of virus

Order of birds Species of bird (english/latin) Number of birds tested Number (%) of circovirus positive birds
Anseriformes mallard duck/Anas platyrhynchos 6 0 (0)
long-tailed duck/Clangula hyemalis 1 0 (0)
velvet scoter/Melanitta fusca 23 4 (17.4)
common scoter/Melanitta nigra 1 0 (0)
Apodiformes common swift/Apus apus 1 0 (0)
Charadriformes razorbill/Alca torda 1 0 (0)
guillemot/Uriaa alge 1 0 (0)
Falconiformes kestrel/Flaco tinnunculus 1 0 (0)
Gaviformes red-throated/Gavia stellata 1 0 (0)
Gruiformes eurasian coot/Fulica atra 6 0 (0)
Passerifomes eurasian siskin/Carduelis spinus 6 0 (0)
green finch/Carduelis chloris 4 0 (0)
rook/Corvus frugilegus 1 0 (0)
blackbird/Turdus melura 1 0 (0)
magpie/Pica pica 1 0 (0)
black redstart/Phoenicurus ochruros 1 0 (0)
hooded crow/Corvus cornix 1 0 (0)
Podicipediformes great crested grebe/Podiceps cristatus 2 0 (0)
Strigiformes little owl/Athene noctua 1 0 (0)
snowy owl/Bubo scandiacus 1 0 (0)
pygmy owl/Glausidium passerinum 1 0 (0)
tawny owl/Stric aluco 2 0 (0)
Suliformes great cormorant/Phalacrocorax carbo 18 0 (0)
In total   83 4 (4.82)