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Re: Shedding feathers

In a message dated 96-10-02 18:29:11 EDT, HILL.SHARON@a1.pader.gov (Sharon A.
Hill) writes:

>       Could it be feasable to think that feathers might be a "seasonal" 
> characteristic? Reptiles shed their skin to grow. Is that analogous?

Possible but not very likely. What is more likely is molting, wherein old
feathers are shed as new ones grow in.