fowl mite

fowl mite

n
(Animals) any of various mites parasitic in birds, usually bloodsucking and including the red fowl mite (Dermanyssus gallinae) and the northern fowl mite (Ornithonyssus sylviarum), both pests of poultry
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The Northern Fowl Mite is the most commonly encountered mite in Florida.
The female Northern Fowl Mite lays her eggs on the bird's body.
If you've noticed streaks of blood on eggshells, suspect the northern fowl mite.