Intestinal coccidiosis (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) in a Himalayan Griffon Vulture Gyps himalayensis

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Vimalraj Padayatchiar Govindan
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6462-3595
Parag Madhukar Dhakate
Ayush Uniyal

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A free-ranging juvenile Himalayan Griffon Vulture from the Haldwani forest range division, Nainital, Uttarakhand, on detailed inspection, showed dullness, weakness, emaciation, ruffled feathers, droopy head, and watery whitish diarrhoea. It was unable to bear its own weight on both the legs. The bird died later and the post mortem revealed haemorrhagic intestinal tract. Based on the findings and microscopical examination it was confirmed as intestinal coccidiosis.

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Vimalraj Padayatchiar Govindan, Parag Madhukar Dhakate and Ayush Uniyal 2021. Intestinal coccidiosis (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) in a Himalayan Griffon Vulture Gyps himalayensis. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 11 (Sep. 2021), 19663–19664. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.5869.13.11.19663-19664.
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