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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(8): 1093-1100
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.708.124


Prevalence of Ectoparasites and Its Identification in Captive Wild Birds
K. Saranya1, S. Prathaban2, K. Senthilkumar3, A. Srithar3 and S. Gomathinayagam4
1Aavin, Salem and Namkkal District Cooperative Milk Union Ltd, Salem-636115 India
2Department of Wildlife Science,
3Department of Veterinary Microbiology
4Department of Veterinary Parasitology, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai-07, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of ectoparasite in captive wild birds. Fallen feathers and individual bird examination was conducted for identification of mite, lice and fly in Psittaciformes and columbiformes bird from Avian and Exotic pet Unit(AEPU) (OP), Teaching veterinary clinical complex, Madras veterinary college, Chennai, University Research farm(URF), Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal sciences University, Madhavaram, Chennai, Arignar Anna Zoological Park (AAZP)-Vandalur, Chennai, Private and Pet Shops in and around Chennai. Columbicola sp, Menocanthus Sp, Anaticola Sp and Pseudolynchia sp were identified in AEPU and URF.


Keywords: Ectoparasites, Captive Wild Birds, Psittaciformes, Columbiformes
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Saranya, K., Prathaban, S., Senthilkumar, K., Srithar, A. and Gomathinayagam, S. 2018. Prevalence of Ectoparasites and Its Identification in Captive Wild Birds.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(8): 1093-1100. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.708.124