The third and last feather mite
species, the Pseudogabucinia nisaeti sp.
Glaucalges attenuates, is a feather mite
species reported for the Great Horned Owl and other owl species (Dabert et al., 2008).
Megninia ginglymura feather mite
infestation in a Hamburg poultry flock in the United Kingdom.
The possible hybrid origin of the feather mite
Avenzoaria canuti (Astigmata: Analgoidea) from the Red Knot Calidris canutus (Aves: Charadriiformes): a morphological approach.
1800 species), knowledge of feather mite
species is inversely proportional to host diversity (Valim et al., 2011).
infestation in a broiler breeder farm.
Struthiopterolichus sculpturatus (Gervais) (Acari: Pterolichidae): a feather mite
pest of the ostrich in Australia.
abundance increases with uropygial gland size and plumage yellowness in Great Tits Parus major.
are numerically the most abundant group of ectoparasites living on birds  They are located mainly on large feathers (pennes).
The documented external parasites of raptors include lice, feather mites
, ticks, fleas, hippoboscid flies and fly larvae (Sohn & Noh 1994, Morishita et al.
The bird had a prior history (1.5 years earlier) of feather mites
that responded to ivermectin treatment.
We also saw a rook enjoying a Lambert & Butler, fanning the cigarette smoke over his wings, coating them against feather mites
- although he swore he didn't inhale.