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Prevalence of Dirofilaria immitis and gastrointestinal helminths in cats euthanized at animal control agencies in northwest Georgia.
Cats euthanized at six northwest Georgia animal control agencies were examined for adult Dirofilaria immitis in heart and lung tissue and presence of gastrointestinal helminth ova by fecal flotation.Expand
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Parasites and Pathogens of Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis): A Field Survey of a Population Nesting Within a Grass-Dominated Agricultural Habitat in Georgia, U.S.A., with a Review of Previous Records
Abstract The parasite community associated with a population of eastern bluebirds (Sialia sialis) nesting in a grass-dominated habitat in northern Georgia, U.S.A., was surveyed by live examination ofExpand
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Feather Mites Associated with Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis L.) in Georgia, Including the Description of a New Species of Trouessartia (Analgoidea: Trouessartiidae)
Abstract Eastern Bluebirds inhabiting a grass-dominated agricultural environment within a northwestern Georgia land tract were examined over the course of three breeding seasons (2004 through 2006)Expand
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Ectoparasites affect hemoglobin and percentages of immature erythrocytes but not hematocrit in nestling Eastern Bluebirds
Abstract Populations of the hematophagous mite, Dermanyssus prognephilus, within Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) nests were manipulated using a pyrethrin-based insecticide to examine effects onExpand
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Wildlife Visitation on a Multi-Unit Educational Livestock Facility in Northwestern Georgia
Abstract Wildlife visitation of livestock facilities results in economic losses through feed consumption and a potential for disease transmission through fecal contamination of feeds and associatedExpand
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Reproductive success of Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis) varies with the timing and severity of drought
Drought affects avian communities in complex ways. We used our own and citizen science-generated reproductive data acquired through The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s NestWatch Program, combined withExpand
Placement of a Recycling Container and Informational Signs Reduces Fishing Line and Tackle Litter at a Residential Lake: A Case Study
Fishing line and tackle litter pose a hazard to birds and other animals inhabiting aquatic or aquatic-associated environments. We studied a suburban lake, identified as an Important Bird Area, inExpand
A Web-Based Computer-Aided Learning Module for an Anatomy Course Using Open Source Image Mapping Software.
In order to reduce costs associated with the purchase of skeletons and models and encourage study outside of the laboratory period, interactive web-based CAL modules were developed for a comparative vertebrate anatomy course using skulls on hand, an open source image editor, and a simple text editor. Expand