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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Luis David Alcaraz conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Apolinar M. Hernández performed the experiments, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Mariana Peimbert conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

No special permissions were required for this work, and the bird seller gave us allowance to sample stool, no birds were harmed in this study. Nymphicus hollandicus is listed as “Least Concern ver 3.1” in the Red List of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN; http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/22684828/0).

DNA Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of DNA sequences:

Raw sequencing data is available on the NCBI under the project accession PRJNA320285, and the following Short Read Archive (SRA) accessions: SRR3473941, SRR3473942, and SRR3473943.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

figshare

https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.3470555

https://figshare.com/s/aa95adb084a79e9e6179 (accessible link for peer reviewing process)

Funding

This work was supported by PRODEP [47310462], DGAPA-PAPIIT-UNAM [IA200514], and CONACyT [CB0237387]. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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