Loss of Habitat May Drive Avian Parasite Infections (image) Arizona State University Share Print E-Mail Caption Scientists with ASU have found a direct link between the degree of urbanization and the prevalence and severity of two distinct parasites in wild house finches. Credit Eyal Shochat Usage Restrictions Use only with this story and with photo credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.