Birds that carry and/or eat ticks?

Subject: Birds that carry and/or eat ticks?
From: Brian Hawkins <>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2013 14:06:09 +1100
Dear all,

A friend is putting together an information booklet on ticks, and wants to
know which birds carry and/or eat ticks?  Does anyone have any information?

I imagine Cattle Egrets eat cattle ticks, but I've never had any luck
trying to feed 'shellbacks' to chooks or Brush-turkeys.

Brian Hawkins

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