Studies abound on how far north Ixodes scapularis ticks are transported by birds

TitleStudies abound on how far north Ixodes scapularis ticks are transported by birds
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsScott JD
JournalTick Tick Borne Dis
Volume7
Start Page327
Issue2
Date Published03/2016
KeywordsBird parasitism; Canada; Songbirds; Spring migration; Ticks
Abstract

Several studies report migratory songbirds transporting ticks northward during spring migration in Canada. The importation of ticks into Canada by migratory songbirds is no longer a "hypothesis," it is a fact.

URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26739029
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