Leucocytozoon simondi in Emperor Geese from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta in Alaska
We surveyed Emperor Geese (Chen canagica) in western Alaska for avian hematozoa. Blood smears were collected from 134 adults and goslings in late July 1996, on their breeding grounds on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. One of 134 (0.7%) Emperor Geese harbored Leucocytozoon simondi, representing a new host record for this parasite. No other hematozoa were detected. This is one of few reports of avian blood parasites from the arctic tundra.
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||Leucocytozoon simondi in Emperor Geese from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta in Alaska|
|Publisher||American Ornithological Society|
|Contributing office(s)||Alaska Science Center, National Wildlife Health Center|
|Other Geospatial||Yukon-Kuskokwim delta|
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