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Great tit with facial growth?

Observed: 30th March 2011 By: CISCIS’s reputation in BirdsCIS’s reputation in Birds
IMG_2319
Description:

What's happening to its face?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

leenestofvipers's picture

avian pox

Deadpoet's picture

Avian pox

I agree with Leenest....worth disinfecting your feeders regularly.

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Monitoring form for avian pox

Thanks for the advice. I have emailed the RSPB with the photo - they have a form for recording any garden bird diseases.

http://www.rspb.org.uk/advice/helpingbirds/health/sickbirds/avianpox.aspx