Did You Know Your Parrot’s Feathers All Have Different Purposes?

Parrot feathers have different purposes - photo from 2ndchance.info/molt.htm

Feathers are fascinating things – they are water repellent and protect a bird from the elements, they are so strong that they can support a bird’s weight in flight – even when they are just sitting there doing nothing, they are stunningly beautiful to look at.

Have you ever sat down and really looked at the feathers your bird molts out? I remember when I got my first birds, the cockatiels, I was always excited to collect the molted feathers and I would ...

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