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Will a tick cause harm to a bird?

Posted by hwkgrl | March 31, 2010 08:41am | Viewed 637 times | 1 replies | Last replied by MariaBBB on March 31, 2010 08:43am

Will a tick cause harm to a bird?


MariaBBB

March 31, 2010 08:43am

Birds often carry ticks, especially ticks that attach to the skin around the eyes, bill, and head. These areas are difficult for the bird to preen, and the ticks find a safe haven. Ticks drop off birds when the ticks are finished "feeding." There is no long term effect on the bird.

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