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St. Louis, MO, USA
This junco had two pearly gray masses, one on either side of his face. He didn’t act sick or anything but I didn’t know what these were.
Hello Anna, it is possible that these may actually be engorged ticks, as many birds who forage in leaf litter tend to pick up ticks that attach to their face.
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