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Molting birds pushing up new feathers

August 16, 2008

Late July to early August is a slow birding time. These months are a molting time for many birds. Most adult birds molt their feathers once or twice a year. This process occurs when the old feathers become loose in their follicles, or sockets, because new feathers are pushing them out.



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