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Black-throated Sparrow with eye problem?


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Looks like avian conjunctivitis, a bacterial infection that affects birds, usually around their eyes. Seems to be most common in House Finches, but can be seen in most any other birds also.

https://www.google.com/search?q=avian+conjunctivitis&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjki4iKp9neAhXDiVQKHbAdC2gQ_AUIDigB&biw=1262&bih=602&dpr=1.25

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5 hours ago, Bird Brain said:

Looks like avian conjunctivitis, a bacterial infection that affects birds, usually around their eyes. Seems to be most common in House Finches, but can be seen in most any other birds also.

https://www.google.com/search?q=avian+conjunctivitis&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjki4iKp9neAhXDiVQKHbAdC2gQ_AUIDigB&biw=1262&bih=602&dpr=1.25

Ah, okay thanks. I've seen that in finches, but never heard much about it with sparrows. Such a bummer! 

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