African grey losing feathers

My African grey sheds tiny feathery fan shaped white feathers regularly. Tonight though I found his cage bottom looking like it had snowed. It was covered in these tiny feathery white things. What is it?

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Nov 04, 2011
Bird with losing small white feathers
by: Tracie

It there are not any bald spots on the bird, then it is just molting. If you see bald spots, then you need to Find an Avian Vet to examine your bird to rule out disease.

If you see your bird plucking these feathers out, then please read our Feather Damaging Behavior article that was written by an avian vet.

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