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Shelter medicine receives full recognition as specialty, fish medicine receives provisional recognition

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The 9-year-old veterinary specialty in shelter medicine received full recognition from the AVMA American Board of Veterinary Specialties (ABVS) in March, while a new specialty in fish medicine received provisional recognition.

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Fun with Fish Crows

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Over the last couple of weeks Fish Crows have flooded back into New York City, early harbingers of spring, and those that stuck around have become much more vocal, meaning that birders can now put them on their checklist instead of “crow sp.” ” And it is essentially only birders who realize that Fish Crows are back.

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Birding and Fly-fishing in Belize

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We got our chance on a guided fishing tour out to the mangrove islands, a thirty minute boat ride off the beach. We were all set for a full day of combining our two loves: fishing and birding. I sat in the boat, Floyd, our guide, worked the motor, and Brian fished on the bow. Our first birds came before our first fish.

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Birds Feeding Fish

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There are a couple of YouTube clips out there that seem to show birds feeding fish–just like people. The surrounding fish have figured this out and begin a feeding frenzy around the feeding station. Eating the hard crusty bread without losing it to the surrounding Carrion Crows or…fish.

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AVMA releases resources on antimicrobial resistance susceptibility testing

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The AVMA’s Committee on Antimicrobials (CoA) recently created one-pagers on antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) to help veterinarians make decisions on whether and when to pursue testing for patients, be they dogs, cats, cattle, or food fish.

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Bird-Eating Fish

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Usually, it’s “Bird eating fish” but here we have a case of a “Bird-eating fish.” ” The Wels Catfish, Silurus glanis , is the second largest fish in its range, which covers much of Europe and parts of West Asia. As noted, the fish-like mammals do this as well. pigeons, Columbia livia ).

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Birding and Fly-fishing in Pisgah National Forest

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The first time I agreed to join my fiancé Brian on a joint birding/fly-fishing excursion, I wasn’t sure what to expect. It turns out, fishing and birding are the perfect match. Fly-fishing takes anglers to beautiful freshwater streams and rivers in pristine locations, locations that are usually filled with birds.

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