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Mary Roen

River Falls, WI, United States


This American Goldfinch was at my backyard pond. It was obviously having difficulty breathing. It was “foaming’ at the beak. It stayed there even when I got quite close, as if it was unaware of my presence. I did not see the bird again after this day. It possibly had wet avian pox


Sick behavior

Wet Avian Pox In An American Goldfinch

This American Goldfinch had a respiratory disease, possibly wet avian pox.

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