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Carolyn Michael & D Turner
New Milford, CT, United States
Photos taken through window of female cardinal on feeder. Difficulty eating .Growth on neck somewhat hindered her ability to get beak inside the screen on the feeder. We have observed this bird several times on the feeders for two days. I am very interested in understanding what this growth is and the cause. Have had no success finding information on this type of problem.
Female Cardinal with growth on neck.
I have picture of a male cardinal with this growth.
I’ve had a male cardinal with something similar but not quite as large. He’s been coming around for 4 years. I’m in Cheshire, CT. I too have been looking for info and can’t find anything similar.
I’ve noticed a red cardinal with what looks like a growth but not really sure. In some ways it looks like a loose feather. Took pictures still can’t till.
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