Falcon Care

Common Diseases in Falcon

Lead Poisoning

Lead poisoning is one of the most common types of poisoning in falcons. There are 2 reasons for falcon lead […]

Capillaria

Capillaria is also known locally as ‘Alfarsa worms’ – capillaria is an internal parasite with lengths varying between 1 – […]

Coccidiosis

Coccidia are a single cell parasite infecting the bowels of almost all birds like falcons, chickens, pigeons, canaries and parrots. […]

Uropygial Gland (Preen Gland / Oil Gland)

This gland is located at the base of the tail in most avian species apart from some like ostriches and […]

Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis is an internal parasite that affects different kinds of birds like falcons, pigeons, singing birds and owls. However, it […]

Newcastle Disease (Epilepsy)

Newcastle disease is a viral disease that is contagious and spreads rapidly. It can affect most of birds wild and […]

Aspergillosis

It is a common fungal infection among falcons. Very difficult to treat and probably will lead to death of the […]

Lung worms – Serratospiculum spp.

Serratospiculum spp. (lung worms) is an internal parasite that can reach up to 20cm in length. These worms infect falcon’s […]

Avian Pox Virus

Avian Pox Virus is a viral disease that is contagious and slowly transmitted; it affects most of the birds’ wild […]