Leucistic grosbeak, other birds in Canada

This video from Canada says about itself:

9 December 2016

Have you ever noticed a bird whose plumage coloration looks odd or even abnormal? Then you may have spotted a bird that is affected with leucism – like this male Pine Grosbeak that visited the Ontario FeederWatch Cam this morning. Leucistic birds have a genetic mutation that prevents melanin and other pigments from being deposited normally on feathers, resulting in pale or muted colors on the entire bird.

Thanks to Perky-Pet for helping to make the Ontario FeederWatch Cam possible!

The FeederWatch cam is located in a residential neighborhood in Manitouwadge, Ontario.

This video, also from Ontario, Canada, is called Pair of Common Redpolls and a vocal Black-capped Chickadee – Dec. 9, 2016.

5 thoughts on “Leucistic grosbeak, other birds in Canada

  1. Pingback: Leucistic grosbeak, other birds in Canada β€” Dear Kitty. Some blog | gramirezblog

  2. Pingback: White black-tailed godwit | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  3. Pingback: White jackdaw, white wagtails videos | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  4. Pingback: Rare white moose filmed in Sweden | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  5. Pingback: White giraffes seen in Kenya | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.