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cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
21 Jun 2017 7:19PM
Weird 😁
21 Jun 2017 7:55PM
Don't know but I have a Great Tit that looks exactly the same Keith. Cathy
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2017 8:12PM
Just a guess would be summer moult, losing his winter coat.
Terrific shot
Ju
21 Jun 2017 8:21PM
Well captured.
dark_lord Plus
16 2.7k 710 England
21 Jun 2017 8:22PM
Possible Ju though I've never seen it before though this is quite noticeable, It hasn't affected itsfeeding and general behaviour from what I've seen.
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
21 Jun 2017 8:43PM
Sparrow like An excellent image!
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2017 9:31PM
I found this in Google:

moult
məʊlt/Submit
verb
verb: moult; 3rd person present: moults; past tense: moulted; past participle: moulted; gerund or present participle: moulting; verb: molt; 3rd person present: molts; past tense: molted; past participle: molted; gerund or present participle: molting
1.
(of an animal) shed old feathers, hair, or skin to make way for a new growth.
"the adult birds were already moulting"
vivdy 9 2 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2017 7:24AM
I used to have a male blackbird that , after raising several broods would look like this . I put it down to exhaustion . Eventually he would disappear and emerge weeks later with pristine plumage .......I knew it was the same bird as he had a passion for grapes ... Viv
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2017 9:11AM
A great captureGrinGrin

Cliff
SlowSong Plus
12 9.3k 30 England
22 Jun 2017 10:37AM
Gosh, it's like on of those imaginary creatures Chris Packham had everyone invent on Springwatch Unsprung. Thank goodness wildlife doesn't have mirrors. Smile
dimalexa 3 5 Greece
22 Jun 2017 7:59PM
Very beautiful photo!
Dimitris
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2017 12:32PM
Could be stressed... Poor babe, well spotted. Isabel GrinGrin
dark_lord Plus
16 2.7k 710 England
28 Jun 2017 1:59PM
Sounds possible Isabel.

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