The Canadian Museum of Nature has briefly closed its Owls Rendez-Vous exhibit to guard the birds in opposition to Avian Flu.
A number of instances of chook flu have been confirmed throughout japanese Ontario to date this month, together with a Canada goose testing constructive in Ottawa.
“We’re taking nice care of our birds! Sadly, chook flu has been present in the area,” the Canadian Museum of Nature stated on its Instagram web page.
“We now have proactively moved the birds to a secure place as a brief measure. We’re engaged on modifying the chook habitat to make sure the birds’ security. They may return quickly!”
A Canada goose in Ottawa not too long ago examined constructive for Avian Influenza. A redhead duck in Kingston and a Canada goose in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark have additionally examined constructive for chook flu, whereas instances have been additionally confirmed in poultry flocks in South Glengarry.
The Canadian Museum of Nature opened the Owls Rendez-Vous exhibit final summer time, that includes quite a lot of stay owls and a Bald Eagle. The objective of the exhibit is to permit guests to see owls of their specially-designed habitat enclosures.
The exhibit was created in partnership with Little Ray’s Nature Centres.
The Canadian Museum of Nature apologized to guests for the sudden closure of the Owls Rendez-Vous exhibit over the Easter weekend.
“The birds’ well being is our first precedence.”