Blood parasites of wood ducks

Journal of Wildlife Management
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Examination of blood films from wood ducks (Aix sponsa) from several northeastern states revealed Haemoproteus, Leucocytozoon, Plasmodium and a typanosome. Haemoproteus occurred in all areas sampled and birds of the year from Massachusetts demonstrated the highest incidence during the last 2 weeks in August. Leucocytozoon was most prevalent in more northern areas. P. circumflexum and a trypanosome are reported for the first time from this host.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Blood parasites of wood ducks
Series title Journal of Wildlife Management
DOI 10.2307/3799879
Volume 35
Issue 1
Year Published 1971
Language English
Publisher Wiley
Contributing office(s) Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description 4 p.
First page 119
Last page 122
Country United States
State Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Vermont
Other Geospatial Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
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