TABLE 1.

Dead birds collected in Hungary between 2003 and 2006 and investigated for USUV infection

SpeciesNo. of birds
English nameLatin name
Barn swallowHirundo rustica14
Black redstartPhoenicurus ochruros3
BlackbirdTurdus merula33
BlackcapSylvia atricapilla22
Blue titParus caeruleus33
BramblingFringilla montifringilla6
BullfinchPyrrhula pyrrhula2
ChaffinchFringilla coelebs4
ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybita10
Common buzzardButeo buteo2
Common kestrelFalco tinnunculus1
Common redstartPhoenicurus phoenicurus1
Common treecreeperCerthia familiaris1
Common whitethroatSylvia communis1
DunnockPrunella modularis5
Garden warblerSylvia borin2
GoldcrestRegulus regulus1
Golden orioleOriolus oriolus2
GoldfinchCarduelis carduelis1
Grasshopper warblerLocustella naevia1
Great spotted woodpeckerDendrocopos major1
Great titParus major24
GreenfinchCarduelis/Chloris chloris23
Gray heronArdea cinerea1
House sparrowPasser domesticus2
KingfisherAlcedo atthis1
Lesser whitethroatSylvia curruca5
Little bitternIxobrychus minutus2
Long-eared owlAsio otus1
Long-tailed titAegithalos caudatus1
Marsh warblerAcrocephalus palustris3
Middle spotted woodpeckerDendrocopos medius1
Moustached warblerAcrocephalus melanopogon8
Penduline titRemiz pendulinus2
PheasantPhasianus colchicus1
Pied flycatcherFicedula hypoleuca1
PigeonColumba livia1
Red-backed shrikeLanius collurio5
Reed buntingEmberiza schoeniclus7
Reed warblerAcrocephalus scirpaceus12
RobinErithacus rubecula51
Savi's warblerLocustella luscinioides7
Sedge warblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenus4
Short-toed treecreeperCerthia brachydactyla1
Song thrushTurdus philomelos5
StarlingSturnus vulgaris2
StonechatSaxicola torquata1
White storkCiconia ciconia6
Tree sparrowPasser montanus3
Winter wrenTroglodytes troglodytes3
Wood warblerPhylloscopus sibilatrix1
Yellow-legged gullLarus cachinnans1
    Total332