Animal and Plant Health Agency
F 01932 357608
Access to Information Team
Our Ref: ATIC1680
29 April 2019
Dear Mr Carroll PROVISION OF REQUESTED INFORMATION
Thank you for your request for information on post mortem results of wild fowl at
Brookvale Park Brirmingham which we received on 16 April 2019. Your request has been
handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOI).
The information you requested and our response is detailed below:
‘Could you please confirm if you have carried out any post mortems on wildfowl from
Brookvale Park Birmingham , West Midlands- approximate nat grid reference SP091911
and supply me with the preliminary, supplementary and final reports concerning recent
bird deaths .
Can you CONFIRM that these birds died from avian botulism, and was this a "presumptive
diagnosis" without carrying out a test for this summer related illness?’
The information you have requested is contained within the documents Appendix 1 – 5.
Information disclosed in response to this FOI request is releasable to the public. In
keeping with the spirit and effect of the FOI and the government’s Transparency Agenda,
this letter and the information disclosed to you may be placed on GOV.UK, together with
any related information that will provide a key to its wider context. No information
identifying you will be placed on the GOV.UK website.
I attach an Annex which explains the copyright that applies to the information being
released to you and contact details should you be unhappy with the service you have
If you have any queries about this letter, please contact the Access to Information Team
at the email address below or postal address at the top of this letter.
The Animal and Plant Health Agency is an Executive Agency of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs working to
safeguard animal and plant health for the benefit of people, the environment and the economy.
Yours sincerely ACCESS TO INFORMATION TEAM
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