Neoplasms identified in free-flying birds

Avian Diseases



Nine neoplasms were identified in carcasses of free-flying wild birds received at the National Wildlife Health Laboratory; gross and microscopic descriptions are reported herein. The prevalence of neoplasia in captive and free-flying birds is discussed, and lesions in the present cases are compared with those previously described in mammals and birds.

Additional publication details

Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Neoplasms identified in free-flying birds
Series title Avian Diseases
DOI 10.2307/1590375
Volume 27
Issue 1
Year Published 1983
Language English
Publisher American Association of Avian Pathologists
Contributing office(s) National Wildlife Health Center
Description 14 p.
First page 86
Last page 99