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This guy had severe scarring on his right eye, and I think this may be from mycoplasmal conjunctivitis.
I'm glad I could help, Debra! :)
Thank you for the information, it is helpful.
Thanks for the confirmation, Keith! Yes, I've seen some terrible cases in House Finches.
Sounds about right, house and purple finches also suffer from this
Hi Debra! I'm not sure. I know it is very common in House Finches, and I've not seen it in Goldfinches until now. I think I also saw an injury like this on a Tufted Titmouse.
Is this common in goldfinch? I saw one on Saturday whose right eye was identical to this.
I know, thank you for the sympathy, Yuko. It surprisingly was doing quite well for being blind in one eye.
Poor little thing.... :-(
Spotted on Jan 28, 2013 Submitted on Feb 9, 2013