Instructions: This form
can be used for all disease surveillance purposes. Please complete and submit
one report for each species of animal seen at each
Due to funding
reductions, birds will be accepted by the DNR for gross (visual)
examination, but further testing, including West Nile Virus (WNV) testing,
will not be routinely performed. Please see the WNV instructions page for
more information. Testing for Avian Influenza will only be performed when
there is a die-off of 6 or more water birds of the same species at one
location or under special circumstances.
Contact information will only be used for follow-up
observations and will not be released. Although we try to answer questions
submitted, we do not contact every person submitting a report. For further
information please call the DNR Wildlife Disease Lab at 517-336-5030.
Please fill-out the report as completely as possible. All data requested are important.