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Table 1 Frequency distribution of bird species positive for WNV

From: Detection of West Nile virus in wild birds in Tana River and Garissa Counties, Kenya

Species Frequency WNV Positive Samples
BURA HOLA IJARA Total
October December October October  
African golden weaver 8   2    2
African mourning dove 3   1   1 2
Barn swallow 5   2    2
Emerald spotted wood dove 9     2 2
Golden breasted starling 4     1 2
Golden pipit 8   2    2
Grey headed king fisher 3 1     2
House sparrow 22 4     2
Laughing dove 24   3 1   4
Lesser masked weaver 43   4 10   14
Namaqua dove 24   4 1   5
Nightjar 1     1 1
Nubian wood pecker 6     1 1
Red billed quelea 68 8 1 3   12
Ring necked dove 22   1   2 3
Ruppel’s long tailed starling 10     2 2
Violet backed sunbird 1   1    1
White browed sparrow weaver 2 1     1
White headed buffalo weaver 15 1    3 4
White throated bee eater 2   1    1
Total   15 22 15 13 65