loose feathered jackdaw

loose feathered jackdaw

Observation - loose feathered jackdaw - UK and Ireland. Description: This jackdaw has been visiting the feeders in our garden regularly for two years. Has anyone any idea why it hasn't preened out the white feather, or lost it as it flaps about through the branches of the apple tree? It seems so flimsily attached that its

This jackdaw has been visiting the feeders in our garden regularly for two years. Has anyone any idea why it hasn't preened out the white feather, or lost it as it flaps about through the branches of the apple tree? It seems so flimsily attached that its continuing attachment seems most unlikely.