Monday, February 17, 2014

Molting and Munching Monday


Happy Monday Everyone!

It is me...
Jimmie!

I have not made an appearance on the blog lately so I asked R-Chee if I could pop in today to show you what I have been up to!

I am just over 4 months old now and have been busy leaving piles of feathers everywhere!
I am in the process of losing some of my baby feathers and growing in my adult plumage!

This is called molting and all birdies do it at some point every year.

It is very exciting as my new feathers are showing the true colors that I will turn out to be!

My head is coming in yellow and my tummy is getting a new range of blues & violets with a brighter hue about it!

I am also losing the striped feathers on the very tip of my head and they are filling in with a fluffier all yellow crown.

I also look more like an adult male instead of a baby boy now that my nare (skin on my nostrils) is blue instead of pinkish grey and my solid black eye now has a grey iris showing!



I am eating non-stop as I have to keep up my feather growing powers so that will bloom like a flower just in time for Spring!

Momma is putting extra egg conditioning food in with my meals to help me too!

video

Here is a FUN video she just made of me after my feast!

I am so full of strawberries, grains, peas and pasta that I got very sleepy and decided to take a nap on the edge of my bowl!

I think I will relax here for awhile and watch R-Chee while he prepares a yummy recipe that I can eat too!


He will share with us on Wednesday!

Please come back then and get a plateful too!

xoxoxo
Jimmie


5 comments:

Dana Orsborn said...

Hi Jimmie!
You are so cute!
I bet you were so full after that delicious meal!
We can't wait to hear more from you.
Tell Melissa and Archie we said hello!

-Dana, Daisy & Bruce

kimmons said...

HI Jimmie!
Cute birdie! Glad you enjoyed your meal. My keets LOVE strawberries, too. So does Giorgi the pug. Yum!

Sketching with Dogs said...

You are getting more handsome every day Jimmie! Can't wait for the grand unveiling when you get all your new feathers.
That meal looks extra yummy!
Dip and Elliot x

Laura said...

You're so colorful and cute, Jimmie! We can't wait to see you in full bloom!

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Hi Jimmie
Its so exciting to hear about your new feathers that are coming in, and all the changes that are happening to your eyes too!
Your momma is taking such good care of you!
I love all your colors- all the colors you were and are changing to everyday!
love twee