Some protozoan parasites of wild birds from the vicinity of Onderstepoort

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Abstract:

The protozoan parasites of wild birds from the vicinity of Onderstepoort are recorded. New host records for the Republic of South Africa are: Haemoproteus in Threskiornis aethiopicus, Francolinus swainsonii, Columba guinea and Streptopelia senegalensis; Leucocytozoon in Anas erythrorhyncha, Netta erythrophthalma, C. guinea and Passer domesticus and Plasmodium in Numida meleagris.