A tick borne disease that can infect raptors (prairie falcons, saker falcons, Eurasian kestrels, lesser kestrel, barn owls and bearded vultures), causing anemia, lethargy and possible death is know as what?
Babesia: a red blood cell parasite, is transmitted by the tick of the genus Ornithodorus. This hemoparasite may cause severe anemia in the bird. Clinical signs produced and the severity of the disease will vary between infected birds. Treatment may be effective with Imidocarb (Imizole).