907 posts tagged nature

7th July 2014
Looking quite a bit worse for wear, this male Eclectus parrot (Eclectus roratus) is missing most of his green plumage due to the stress of mourning after his brother passed away. It is common in long-lived, intelligent birds for them to mourn the passing of close family members; as a stress response, their feathers fall out or the birds will pluck them out themselves. Looking quite a bit worse for wear, this male Eclectus parrot (Eclectus roratus) is missing most of his green plumage due to the stress of mourning after his brother passed away. It is common in long-lived, intelligent birds for them to mourn the passing of close family members; as a stress response, their feathers fall out or the birds will pluck them out themselves.

Looking quite a bit worse for wear, this male Eclectus parrot (Eclectus roratus) is missing most of his green plumage due to the stress of mourning after his brother passed away. It is common in long-lived, intelligent birds for them to mourn the passing of close family members; as a stress response, their feathers fall out or the birds will pluck them out themselves.


I am Ashley, an incredibly introverted environmental enthusiast.
I'm studying to be a marine biologist.
I have a fierce love for all living things, a very broad sense of humor, and I'm likely too passionate for my own good.
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