Table 4. Twenty most important species influencing the introduction risk (IR) of AIV (and their relative introduction risk for H5N1) in the waterfowl compartment in our model (combined risk of RF 1 & 2)

Species Order Family Relative
IR for AIV
Relative IR for H5N1
Red-billed Teal Anatidae Anseriformes 8680 5787
Ruff Scolopacidae Charadriiformes 5922 5922
White-faced Duck Dendrocygnidae Anseriformes 5232 3488
Barn Swallow Hirundinidae Passeriformes 2841 2841
Unidentified wader sp. Charadriiformes 1689 1689
Kittlitzs Plover Charadriidae Charadriiformes 1636 1091
Cattle Egret Ardeidae Ciconiiformes 1240 827
White-winged Tern Laridae Charadriiformes 1218 1218
Little Stint Scolopacidae Charadriiformes 1026 1026
Red-billed Quelea Ploceidae Passeriformes 964 0
Collared Pratincole Glareolidae Charadriiformes 865 577
Common Sandpiper Scolopacidae Charadriiformes 858 858
Grey-rumped Swallow Hirundinidae Passeriformes 757 0
White-backed Duck Anatidae Anseriformes 746 0
Reed Cormorant Phalacrocoracidae Ciconiiformes 666 0
Wood Sandpiper Scolopacidae Charadriiformes 648 324
Glossy Ibis Threskiornithidae Ciconiiformes 516 0
Red-knobbed Coot Rallidae Gruiformes 516 0
Egyptian Goose Anatidae Anseriformes 476 0
European Bee-eater Meropidae Corafiiformes 438 438