Knemidocoptic mange in wild golden eagles, California, USA.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.3201/eid2010.140504
During 2012-2013 in California, USA, 3 wild golden eagles were found with severe skin disease; 2 died. The cause was a rare mite, most closely related to Knemidocoptes derooi mites. Cautionary monitoring of eagle populations, habitats, and diseases is warranted.