Wild bird number in Prey Veng soar, but no bird watching for now

Useless birds at Boeung Sne in Prey Veng province in March. Prey Veng Info Division

The variety of wild birds dying within the Tuolporn Taley Boeung Sne A number of Use Space in Prey Veng province has dramatically decreased. However to stop the unfold of Covid-19, Ba Phnom district authorities proceed to ban vacationers from chicken watching within the space, in accordance with the area people.

Group head Puth Bo advised The Submit on April 21 that over the past week, just a few useless birds have been discovered within the space a day. This quantity is far much less in comparison with the outbreak of chicken flu A/H5N1 in March, when a mean of 100 died a day.

“The lowering dying price of birds within the space may very well be attributable to the chicken flu lowering its impact or as a result of these previous few days there was a lot rainfall,” he stated.

Citing information from March 17 to April 19, he stated 2,009 birds had died of chicken flu. Of the useless birds, the openbills made up the bulk at 2,000.

Theay commune’s Kampong Sleng village guard chief Kang Thoeurn stated he had led group members to seek for and acquire useless birds within the space to destroy them. The search was additionally joined by veterinary and environmental officers. For 2 days on April 20-21, his working group had not discovered any useless birds.

He additionally labored with safety personnel to cease individuals violating Covid preventative measures.

“Nonetheless, the Ba Phnom district authorities and environmental officers in Prey Veng province have but to reopen the realm for chicken watching over fears of Covid-19,” he stated.

Ba Phnom district governor Tep Phearun advised The Submit on April 21 that not discovering useless birds was an indication that the chicken flu had run its course. However throughout this time, the February 20 group outbreak has been a severe danger. So, Vacationers are banned from the realm.

Phearun added that the authorities at the moment are imposing lockdown measures. So, journey between provinces was restricted, particularly the hotspots of the Covid-19 outbreak. Those that violate the ban will probably be fined and jailed for six months to a 12 months.

In the meantime, Prey Veng provincial surroundings division director Toch Varotha advised The Submit that when the Covid-19 group outbreak subside, the provincial committee would consider the state of affairs once more.

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