There’s Charlie and Pip, who are not looking their finest and are moulting, currently. Pip is absolutely covered in pin feathers. Mishka has also jumped in on the fun, unfortunately, and is losing feathers left and right. This leaves her in a bad temper (who can blame her). Here she is venting her fury:
And again, because even when irate/moulting, she’s a striking bird (we think).
This while I was in the study working. (‘Working.’) Ptak, at the time, was attempting to begin his great British novel.
I, mind you, was
otherwise occupied supervising and taking pictures hard at work doing a little sketching. I’ll end with some of the (vaguely) bird-related things I churned out:
Also (not bird-related, unless you consider a hummingbird might [?] drink from it):