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American Mocking Bird

Nature volume 14, page 29 | Download Citation

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AN American mocking-bird, about a year old, which I had brought from Tennessee, has, for the past three or four weeks, been affected with an irritation round the eyes, causing the feathers to fall off and the flesh to swell; the bird is otherwise in a healthy condition, but has not sung since it has been affected with the soreness; it has the proper food supplied, and its cage is kept in a clean state; could any correspondent kindly inform me the cause and cure of the disease?

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