Birds

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pefania
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295902
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Birds
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2015-02-15 13:59:59
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  1. hook billed parrots
    psittacines
  2. perching birds like finches
    passerines
  3. pigeons and doves
    columiformes
  4. chickens and turkeys
    galliformes
  5. ducks
    anseriformes
  6. birds of prey
    raptors
  7. voice box of birds
    syrinx at bifurcation of trachea
  8. out-pouching of esophagus
    crop
  9. "stomach" of birds
    gizzard
  10. glandular stomach
    Proventriculus
  11. grinding stomach, often with rocks
    ventriculus
  12. collection site for repro, urinary, and digestive tract
    • cloaca¬†
    • opening is the vent
  13. ovaries of female
    only 1 functional
  14. zoonotic infection that causes respiratory and liver problems
    • Chlamydiosis
    • chlamidophila psittaci
    • treated with doxycycline
  15. secondary to antibiotic therapy, normal flora are cleared
    candidiasis "thrush"
  16. environmental mold, causes mold in airways, often fatal
    aspergillus
  17. incurable disease beak deformity and feather abnormalities
    • psittacine beak and feather disease (PBFD)¬†
    • caused by circovirus
  18. delayed crop emptying and hemorrhages
    polyoma virus
  19. weight loss, poor digestion
    • proventricular dilation disease (PDD)
    • bornavirus
  20. herpes virus treated with acyclovir
    pachecos disease
  21. bind heavy metal injestion
    • chelators
    • usually too sick though
  22. common household item cause toxicity in birds (sudden)
    teflon toxicosis--non stick pans heated dry
  23. zoonotic parasite of birds
    giardia
  24. causes white oral plaques and regurgitaion
    ascarids
  25. mites cause scaling of the beak, cere, and feet
    knemidocoptes
  26. cause respiratory disease and common in finches
    tracheal mites
  27. respiratory system
    • no diaphragm
    • air sacks

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