Press release from Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection :
" A spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) said today (January 17) that a dead little egret found in Yuen Long on January 12 was confirmed to be H5N1-positive after a series of laboratory tests.
The bird carcass was found and collected beside a tree outside the Yuen Long Office, Wetland and Fauna Conservation (Enforcement) Section of the AFCD, Lot 1520RP, DD123, Nam Sang Wai, Yuen Long on January 12.
The little egret is a common resident bird in Hong Kong.
The AFCD will continue to conduct inspections of poultry farms to ensure that proper precautions against avian influenza have been implemented."