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:
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!