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Carolina chickadee

Poecile carolinensis

Description:

This cute chickadee has very crusty legs and is likely suffering from scaly leg, an infection caused by mites. The birds can live for some time with this condition but if it gets worse, they can get bacterial infections as well.

Habitat:

Botanical garden

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Maria dB
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Maria dB

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Dec 10, 2019
Submitted on Dec 22, 2019

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