Date: 2/25/18 1:56 pm
From: Wayne Hoffman <whoffman...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Odd white calamus on Steller's Jay
Hi - 

Its a little hard to tell, but this looks more like a pigment-less contour feather than a calamus.  If so, molting out may not be for several months.

On 2/25/2018 11:17:54 AM, L Markoff <canyoneagle...> wrote:
Several weeks ago I noticed a Steller’s Jay with an odd, white calamus (feather shaft).  I assume that eventually it will molt out and be replaced by a normal feather?  Was finally able to get photos, here: []
Lori Markoff
Eugene (South Hills)
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