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Jul 05, 2016 16:01 |  #1

This is only the second time ive seen an albino starling , I wondered what it was when it first came into the garden .


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Jul 05, 2016 19:05 |  #2

Very interesting!


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Jul 06, 2016 03:04 |  #3

Not an albino--albinos lack all pigment and even have pink eyes. I can't tell if it's leucistic, or if it's a dilute plumage bird. Very interesting none the less.


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Jul 06, 2016 16:27 as a reply to  @ Beekeeper's post |  #4

Heres another couple of shots , what do you think beekeeper ? I reckon your correct I hadn't heard this term before I looked it up , thanks .


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Jul 06, 2016 21:12 |  #5

Looks like the brown feathers are normal juvenile feathers. It's leucistic.


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