WHA Lorikeet paralysis syndrome FS update

Hi everyone,

Firstly I would like to thank everyone for their dedication to the project this year. After the unprecedented number of LPS cases in February and March we received a huge increase in both members and observations which was fantastic! We have reached 226 members and 454 observations! What an amazing achievement in such a short space of time.

For those that do not know, Wildlife Health Australia (WHA) is the independent coordinating body for wildlife health in Australia. One of the many things WHA does is produce and regularly update Fact Sheets which contain brief, factual information on a wide range of diseases, both infectious and non-infectious, that impact Australian wildlife and feral animals. There are approximately 150 Fact Sheets available on their website -

They ...more ↓

Posted on May 08, 2024 01:43 AM by lozb97 lozb97 | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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Lorikeet Paralysis Syndrome (LPS) is a disease occurring in wild rainbow lorikeets that causes the birds to become paralysed and unable to fly. This disease results in thousands of rainbow lorikeets being admitted into care each year across south-eastern Queensland (QLD) and north-eastern New South Wales (NSW).

The cause of LPS is unknown, however, researchers are now exploring the ...more ↓

lozb97 created this project on June 23, 2021
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