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Loggerhead Shrike moulting Loggerhead Shrike with normal plumage
A Loggerhead Shrike in mid-moult (left) compared to one with regular plumage (right).
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A moulting yellow-eyed penguin.

The periodic process of shedding old feathers and replacing these with new ones <ref name="Kenya">Zimmerman, Dale A.; et al. (1999). Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania. Princeton University Press. p. 432. ISBN 0691010226. </noinclude>


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