Tailless Wren

Whether from molting or escaping a predator, this wren has no tail feathers. That doesn’t seem to hinder him from doing normal activities such as flying and eating. Over time, his tail feathers will begin to grow in.

“Well, either a tail is there or it isn’t there. You can’t make a mistake about it. And yours isn’t there!” ~A. A. Milne

5 thoughts on “Tailless Wren

  1. Poor little bird, but it doesn’t affect his balance nor anything else, so he either made a lucky escape, or is immersed in molting. He is enjoying the seeds you put out for him (and is defending the feeder I see) and is happy he doesn’t need to forage for food in his current state.

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