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Posted by Juanita on 8/10/2019, 9:35 am
He has been in a heavy molt with Michael and Sunni. He only has two crest feathers left, one of which is his very long one and it is leaning to one side. He has beautiful feathers, they are a silvery tan on the top and dark brown on the bottom. Yesterday he lost his longest tail feather and I heard him yelp. I walked in their room and asked him what was wrong. He was on his highest perch looking down at the floor with that lop-sided crest feather at full alert. I looked down beneath him and there lay that very long tail feather on the floor, on the dark brown side and any nervous little boy could have seen it as a "snake"! When I picked it up he panicked trying to get away from it. I quickly hid it behind me and talked to him getting him calmed down. Poor baby, I don't know what the people who had him as a baby did to him but his fear of anything new is real.