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Came home today and my Senegal had lists of feathers on the

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Came home today and my Senegal had lists of feathers on the bottom of his cage. The feathers r missing from the back area as there is now white feathers there. Could something of scared my bird to loose that many feathers at one time .There is a hawk that comes up to the window at times as birds r placed by lots of big windows.

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I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. We don't have many avian vets on this site. Please see here for a concise synopsis of what we call a "shock molt":

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