1) All intracellular hematozoa
are in the phylum Apicomplexa.
Paucity of hematozoa
in Peregrine Falcons (Falco peregrinus) in West Greenland and coastal Texas.
and Trypanosoma avium are the hematozoa
recorded in birds of prey worldwide (Deem 1999, Munoz et al.
In Europe, asymptomatic blood infections by hematozoa
have been regularly observed, with an especially high prevalence in songbirds (4).
Distribution of the avian hematozoa
of North America.
Prevalence of Hematozoa
in Falcons in the United Arab Emirates With Respect to the Origin of Falcon Hosts.
2003), suggesting that neotropical strains of avian hematozoa
may be more virulent and kill more birds than other strains elsewhere, leading to low prevalence in mist-netted birds.
Blood smears can detect infection by these hematozoa
, but are thought to have low diagnostic sensitivity (Bennett 1962).
Hemograms and hematozoa
of sharp-shinned (Accipiter striatus) and Cooper's hawks (Accipiter cooperii) captured during spring migration in northern New York.
of water-fowl from the Kellogg Biological Station area in southwestern Michigan.
Malaria diagnosis was based on the identification of hematozoa
on a thin blood film and/or on a thick blood film stained with Giemsa.
None of the toads of either species harbored trematodes, hematozoa
in the blood, or coccidian oocysts in the feces.