Key words: Ophthalmic, tear production, tonometry, conjunctiva, ocular ultrasound, avian, American flamingo, Phoenicopterus ruber
The Caribbean flamingo is also known as Phoenicopterus ruber
Passive transfer of maternal antibodies to West Nile virus in flamingo chicks (Phoenicopterus chilensis and Phoenicopterus ruber
A number of globally threatened species such as the Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius and Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga are seen in the area; more than 3,000 Greater Flamingoes Phoenicopterus ruber
have been counted, and more than 1% of the regional population of Broad-billed Sandpipers Limicola falcinellus migrate through in autumn and spring.
Key words: squamous cell carcinoma, surgery, radiation therapy, avian, American flamingo, Phoenicopterus ruber