For over a week now, Bezukhov has been moulting quite heavily. Apart from the obvious sign of lots of feathers being around, he has been looking rather tatty. His belly is mottled & not smooth like it usually is. His little face is pinny & looks ragged.
He is also under the weather & not as perky as he usually is. In fact, he has not bothered with his morning grumble at speaker’s corner (platform perch). That alone alerted me to the fact that he was not quite himself.
I hope he pulls out of it soon. The others have lost a few feathers here & there but nothing to the extent that Bezukhov has.
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Perhaps it is a protest moult against all the misbehaviour of his fellow Manoristas.
It could well be. It has certainly been a good excuse to stay “indoors” away from all the trouble.
Such a shame that the Terrible Trio don’t take their lead from Bezukhov …
They are too busy being naughty to consider such things as “personal development”…
I wonder if there will ever be such a thing as a ‘personally developed’ budgie?
Perhaps a “personally guided by a respected leader” budgie?!
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Alas, the one leader that all budgies would naturally respect is no longer with us …
Yes, I know… it’s chaos without Atilla…
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