Three red fox kits died from the very contagious bird flu (HPAI). This is the first time a wild mammal in Michigan has been confirmed to have avian influenza (HPAI).
HPAI continues to spread within Washtenaw County bird populations and around Michigan.
Washtenaw County officials released information that avian influenza (HPAI) has been found in wild birds.
A highly contagious bird flu (avian influenza) has been identified in Michigan’s wild bird population, according to the Department of Natural Resources.