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Will Wallace's Line save Australia from avian influenza?

McCallum, Hamish; Roshier, David; Tracey, John P; Joseph, Leo G; Heinsohn, Robert G (Rob)


Australia is separated from the Asian faunal realm by Wallace’s Line, across which there is relatively little avian migration. Although this does diminish the risk of high pathogenicity avian influenza of Asian origin arriving with migratory birds, the barrier is not complete. Migratory shorebirds, as well as a few landbirds, move through the region on annual migrations to and from Southeast Asia and destinations further north, although the frequency of infection of avian influenza in these...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Ecology and Society
DOI: 10.25911/5f20030dbf76d


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