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Is my bird moulting?

jenthetiel

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When I was scriting my pearl whiteface tiels head I felt something spiky. I can't really see the feather's that come out because of her greyish white colourations. I also spotted a few small feathers at the bottom of her cage. So is she moulting?
 

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Sounds like it. The spikey thing you feel is likely a new feather growing in :)

Birds lose body feathers year round, but a few times a year they suddenly lose a ton, exploding into pin cushions :) Usually when they do this you will also see a few wing and/or tail feathers
 

jenthetiel

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Thanks @Mizzely , is there anything I should do about this? Or is it better to just leave it as it is
 
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