This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Freedom of Information request 'Brookvale park Birmingham bird deaths'.


 
 
   
Animal and Plant Health Agency 
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Access to Information Team 
 
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Our Ref: ATIC1680 
 
 
Mr Carroll 
{By Email} 
 
 
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 
received. 
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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 
Email:  xxxxxxxxx@xxxx.xxx.xx 

Annex 
 
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