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Table 1 Characteristics of Salmonella enterica isolates and their wild bird hosts. Isolates are listed in order of the location at which Salmonella infected birds were found or sampled.

From: Characterisation of Salmonella entericaserotype Typhimurium isolates from wild birds in northern England from 2005 – 2006

Origin Sample date Location Age Sex Dead/alive Serotype Phage type PFGE pattern
House sparrow 02/02/05 1 Unknown female Alive Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Herring gull 15/09/05 2 Juvenile unknown Dead I Rough: i: 1,2 Unknown 3
House sparrow 26/10/05 3 Unknown male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT40 6
Greenfinch 22/10/05 4 Adult male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT40 6
Greenfinch 19/11/05 5 Adult male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Greenfinch 09/01/06 5 Juvenile male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Eurasian siskin 15/01/06 5 Adult female Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Goldfinch 03/01/06 6 Juvenile unknown Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
House sparrow 29/12/05 7 Juvenile male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i PT U277 5
House sparrow 09/01/06 8 Unknown male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Eurasian siskin 20/01/06 9 Unknown male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Eurasian siskin 20/01/06 9 Juvenile male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Eurasian siskin 26/01/06 9 Adult male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Eurasian siskin 06/04/06 9 Adult female Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
House sparrow 18/01/06 10 Unknown male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Greenfinch 01/02/06 11 Juvenile male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Collared dove 27/01/06 12 Adult female Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Wood pigeon 05/02/06 13 Unknown male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
House sparrow 19/02/06 13 Unknown male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Eurasian siskin 08/02/06 14 Adult male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Greenfinch 09/02/06 15 Juvenile female Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Greenfinch 15/10/06 15 Adult male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Greenfinch 10/03/06 16 Juvenile female Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Greenfinch 20/02/06 17 Adult female Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Eurasian siskin 14/03/06 18 Juvenile male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Eurasian siskin 23/03/06 19 Juvenile male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT40 4
Greenfinch 28/04/06 20 Adult male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Common starling 16/08/06 21 Unknown female Alive Typhimurium 4,5,12:i DT41 3
Common starling 16/08/06 21 Unknown female Alive Typhimurium 4,5,12:i DT41 3
Goldfinch 17/10/06 22 Adult male Dead Typhimurium 4,12:i DT56 5
Herring gull 02/08/05 23 Juvenile female Dead Seftenberg NA 1
Black-headed gull 18/08/05 24 Juvenile unknown Dead Newport NA 2