Puddings & Toyboys

A blog about my beautiful budgies.

Severe moult, long beak and a strange growth

As you know, from my earlier post (click here: Three near-flightless birds), we are having a pretty bad moult season.  Since that post, Lennie has lost more flight feathers resulting in one wing being, well…. not much use as a wing.

It has not stopped him from feeding Dalai:

 

To add to that, Dalai decided to grow his beak…

 

…that the vet trimmed down yesterday.  She also investigated a strange thing beside his beak that I had noticed a few weeks ago. At first I thought it was a stuck seed, then I wondered if it was a strange feather. The vet confirmed it was fleshy & attached to him, similar to a skin tag.  She whipped it off pretty smartly.  Hopefully, whatever it was, it will not grow back.

 

 

One response to “Severe moult, long beak and a strange growth

  1. rosebudgie 19 November 2019 at 15:33

    It’s good to see that Lennie is still happy to do his duty, despite the poor boy’s featherlessness! Dalai looks scarily angry, so I guess Lennie doesn’t have much choice!

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