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Old 06-03-2019, 01:45 PM
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Talking Merlin's first flight

Merlin's flight feathers have been growing back at a steady rate.
The long feathers at the end of the wing (sorry I don't know the proper name) what would be equivalent to fingers for us.
He is still missing 2 on each side but the others are there and almost full size.

Most of his flights went down quickly and he never went more that 6 feet. Today's flight was more than double the distance 12 feet or more.

He has been exercising he wings anytime I have him on my hand. I knew he could do it.
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Old 06-03-2019, 02:28 PM
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Re: Merlin's first flight

That’s so exciting! It’s such an amazing feeling witnessing that, so happy for you and Merlin!

Oh and those feathers? Those are the primary feathers
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