Crow Populations Suffer from West Nile Virus In the five years since it was discovered in the United States, West Nile Virus has had a devastating effect on some bird populations. Scores of crows have disappeared from all over the country. Reporter Nell Boyce talks with Kevin McGowan, a crow expert at Cornell University, about the effects the virus has had on the social fabric of crow families.
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Crow Populations Suffer from West Nile Virus

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Crow Populations Suffer from West Nile Virus

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Crow Populations Suffer from West Nile Virus

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In the five years since it was discovered in the United States, West Nile Virus has had a devastating effect on some bird populations. Scores of crows have disappeared from all over the country. Reporter Nell Boyce talks with Kevin McGowan, a crow expert at Cornell University, about the effects the virus has had on the social fabric of crow families.