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Janis Yutzy

Beaverton, Oregon, USA


This thrush spent a few days in our backyard while migrating north. Can you tell me what avian disease he has and how common of a problem it is in this specie and in the overall bird population. Thanks Jan




Varied Thrush Has A Problem.

One reply on “Varied Thrush has a problem.”

Holly Faulkner, Project Assistant says:

Hi Jan, You can learn more about beak deformities on our Unusual Birds page. It’s unknown what causes this, but it is being studied by researchers in Alaska.

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