[Tweeters] house finch with eye tumor

Guy lguy_Mcw at yahoo.com
Sun Oct 16 08:46:54 PDT 2011


Avian conjunctivitis

http://www.birds.cornell.edu/hofi/recognizing.html

Best help is to regularly clean your bird feeders ...

Guy Mcwethy

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On Oct 16, 2011, at 7:18 AM, Wendy Duncan <wldunc at comcast.net> wrote:


> I have had several house finches with similar tumors.

>

> Wendy Duncan

> Washougal, WA

>

>

> On Oct 16, 2011, at 7:04 AM, Else COBB wrote:

>

>> A house finch with larger than pea size eye tumor of the right eye visits my feeder. The tumor is black.

>> Last year about this time a house finch with similar tumor visited the feeder, except at that time the tumor was red, with a black center.

>> Is this the same bird, or is there a tumor disease around? The birds seem otherwise in good shape. I have photos of both birds.

>>

>> Else Cobb

>> peons2 at msn.com

>> Seattle (Madison Park area),

>> WA 98112

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