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Why does he have a single white feather on the top of his wing?? I can't see any other feathers like this on him, but he also doesn't let me fiddle with his wings/feathers so there might be some hiding.
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Sometimes they can have a funky feather if something bumped the follicle in the early days. Jingo (blue Quaker) had white tipped tail feathers for a bit because of crash landings. I agree that one isn't likely a cause for concern :)
 

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Looks chewed or like a weak spot that broke from a stress bar. Keep an eye on molted feathers to see more but without more the one would not concern me.
I think I noticed one other ratty one on his other wing, but didn't get a good look as he does not like to be touch on his wings/back.
Sometimes they can have a funky feather if something bumped the follicle in the early days. Jingo (blue Quaker) had white tipped tail feathers for a bit because of crash landings. I agree that one isn't likely a cause for concern :)
Yeah, it's not particularly concerning to me I am just very confused about it. It's just so white! The whitest feather on his whole body. And I never noticed it before so I think it's a fairly new feather.
 

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I second @Macawnutz on the stress bar. Rhubarb, my RB2, is especially prone to them. The color could be independent of the break, and indicate a little bit of a mutation. You shouldn't be concerned unless more and more feathers show a change.
 

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And it's back!

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I also realised it's his left wing, his previously injured wing, so maybe that why it's white, like Mizzely said.
 

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Well it's cute :)
 

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I hope it’s nothing to worry about it’s very unique :heart:
 
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