Wingless fliers? Yes, they are feather lice!

Publication Type:Magazine Article
Year of Publication:2001
Authors:R. L. Palma
Magazine:Seafood New Zealand
Volume:September, 2001
Pagination:65 - 68
Date Published:2001
Keywords:popular, Procellariiformes

Feather lice are master hitchhikers on birds, spending their entire life cycle on the soft and cosy environment afforded by the bird's plumage. All birds carry a substantial number of these "free" riders, and seabirds are no exception.

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