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  • AVGVSTA by AVGVSTA

    Is that snow or molting?

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    @AVGVSTA I think it may be snowing, although you are right about the moulting. Even adults moult every year to keep the insulation and waterproof qualities of their feathers.

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  • coldcounter by coldcounter

    I think it may be snow as there is a light dusting on the older chicks and while the moulted feathers do fly around I would expect more on

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  • coldcounter by coldcounter

    on the ground and there isn't ... the snow is melting i suspect as it hits the wet earth.

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