Affiliation: Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research
Krone O, Stjernberg T, Kenntner N, Tataruch F, Koivusaari J, Nuuja I. Mortality factors, helminth burden, and contaminant residues in white-tailed sea eagles (Haliaeetus albicilla) from Finland. Ambio. 2006;35:98-104 pubmed
..The two acanthocephalan species Corynosoma semerme and Polymorphus meyeri are both new records for WSEs...
Krone O, Globig A, Ulrich R, Harder T, Schinköthe J, Herrmann C, et al
. White-Tailed Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) Die-Off Due to Infection with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus, Subtype H5N8, in Germany. Viruses. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
..This virus strain may become a new health threat to a highly protected species across its distribution range in Eurasia. Positive cloacal swabs suggest that eagles can spread the virus with their faeces. ..
van den Brand J, Krone O, Wolf P, van de Bildt M, van Amerongen G, Osterhaus A, et al
. Host-specific exposure and fatal neurologic disease in wild raptors from highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N1 during the 2006 outbreak in Germany. Vet Res. 2015;46:24 pubmed publisher
Krone O, Altenkamp R, Kenntner N. Prevalence of Trichomonas gallinae in northern goshawks from the Berlin area of northeastern Germany. J Wildl Dis. 2005;41:304-9 pubmed
..It is suggested that the combination of a high prevalence of T. gallinae with a low rate of pathologicic changes is the result of an evolutionary-adapted parasite-host relationship...
Krone O, Waldenstrom J, Valkiunas G, Lessow O, Muller K, Iezhova T, et al
. Haemosporidian blood parasites in European birds of prey and owls. J Parasitol. 2008;94:709-15 pubmed publisher
..strains that had already been found in Passeriformes were also detected in the birds of prey and owls examined here, supporting previous findings indicating a broad and nonspecific host spectrum bridging different bird orders...