Currawong leg/foot problem

To: Ákos Lumnitzer <>, <>
Subject: Currawong leg/foot problem
From: "Jackett family" <>
Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2009 19:06:50 +1100
Hi Akos

I am no expert but I do rehab birds for WIRES also.  This looks possibly
like mites which get under the skin, and I have seen it in reptiles where
they get under the scales and the scales have a lifted terraced appearance
similar to this.  This looks like a very serious case though.  A good avian
vet could diagnose it for you and as you suggested it may be a fungal
infection or even the pox virus.  Do you have an experienced bird carer in
your branch?  You could also put it on the WIRES Intranet for discussion.


Carla Jackett

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