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Grethe Winther

Herndon, VA, USA



Female Northern Cardinal, Missing Head Feathers.

Female Northern Cardinal with missing head feathers. Best available photo through a window.

One reply on “Female Northern Cardinal, missing head feathers.”

Holly Faulkner, Project Assistant says:

Hi Grethe, This is a common molt pattern in cardinals and jays. They will begin to grow new feathers within about a week or two. For more information, check out this page and scroll down to “bald-headed birds”

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