|Title||Studies abound on how far north Ixodes scapularis ticks are transported by birds|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Journal||Tick Tick Borne Dis|
|Keywords||bird parasitism, Canada, songbirds, Spring migration, ticks|
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.