Snowwhite, to address you're 3 posts:

1)IMHO = in my humble opinion

2)Michael may be able to get your picture of Snowwhite onto your profile. Those small pictures are called avatars. See this post:

http://www.mytoos.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=20;t=000349

3)Loss of plume feathers happens periodically during the molting process. My Too (Greater Sulpher Crest) losses one every 2-3 weeks, never all at once.

Hope this helps! smile