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Table 1 Occurrence of Plasmodium (Plas), Haemoproteus (Haem), and Leucocytozoon (Leuc) parasites in northwestern crows (Corvus caurinus) at six sites in coastal Alaska sampled during 2007 and 2008. Columns show number of individuals with a positive result on one or more PCR runs and apparent prevalence (in %, in parentheses), uncorrected for imperfect detection

From: Prevalence and diversity of avian blood parasites in a resident northern passerine

Location Year Month n Plas-positive Haem-positive Leuc-positive
Kenai 2007 March 9 6 (66.7) 0 6 (66.7)
2008 February–March 15 7 (46.7) 0 3 (20.0)
Homer 2007 March 10 2 (20.0) 0 10 (100)
2008 Feb 22 2 (9.1) 2 (9.1) 17 (77.3)
Seward 2007 March 8 0 0 3 (37.5)
2008 Feb 20 0 0 9 (45.0)
Valdez 2008 March 37 0 1 (2.7) 11 (29.7)
Haines 2008 April 30 1 (2.9) 25 (71.4) 26 (74.3)
Juneau 2008 April 35 0 29 (96.7) 15 (50.0)
Total    186 18 (9.7) 55 (29.6) 100 (53.8)