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American Mocking Bird

Naturevolume 14page29 (1876) | Download Citation



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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