The one that got away!

PixelRabbit

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I was sitting down by the river today waiting for some birds to come have a bath and this little guy happened along. There was something "off" about him but I couldn't immediately put my finger on it, I thought it was just young and "plump". Then it dawned on me, it had no tail! I looked it up and it seems that it is likely "the one that got away" from a cat. His butt seems no worse for the experience, no injury etc... and apparently if he makes it (he's pretty awkward but can fly!) it will grow back next spring :) I'm rootin for ya little guy!
























Bonus picture! While I was sitting there this guy came along, I've been trying to get a shot of him for a few days. We had a bald one last year also and it's plumage grew back, apparently it is probably a parasite, there is a bald Common Grackle hanging around too.

 
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Thanks dc :)
 

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We can coin a new phrase "by the feathers of my tail".
 

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Survivors. When something bad happens, they carry on. There are some life lessons there. Good, observant eye, as usual, Judi.
 

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Very nice series with the story behind the shots. Nice indeed!
 

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