Lorikeet paralysis syndrome is a seasonal syndrome which has been occurring in eastern Australia for a number of years. This summer there has been a particularly high number of cases in northern NSW and southern Qld. The syndrome primarily affects rainbow lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus) but has also been reported in scaly-breasted lorikeets (Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus). Affected […]Read More
The Australian Registry of Wildlife Health improves Australia's ability to detect and diagnose endemic, emerging and exotic diseases of wildlife that could have negative impacts on Australia's trade/economy, biodiversity, tourism and human health.
The Registry has recently been investigating ear lesions in Swamp Wallabies. The syndrome was first identified in swamp wallabies from southern NSW, but has since been confirmed in Swamp Wallabies from Sydney’s northern beaches. We are interested to learn how far this syndrome has spread so if you have seen a case, get in touch! […]Read More
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