White Birds - photos and discussion

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Jim Kirker
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Re: White Birds - photos and discussion

Postby Jim Kirker » Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:22 pm

Pale Mallard on the Towle St pond at Waiatarua Reserve this afternoon, with other Mallards and a Scaup.
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Pale Mallard, Waiatarua Reserve 01/08/17
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Pale Mallard, Waiatarua Reserve 01/07/17
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Jim Kirker
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Re: White Birds - photos and discussion

Postby Jim Kirker » Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:50 pm

White rock pigeon at mouth of Waitahanui river 20th September 2017. One of its mates is brownish, one has a white tail and another a white patch on the back. A family with an inherited melanin abnormality ?
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White rock pigeon Waitahanui river mouth 20/09/17
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White rock pigeon Waitahanui river mouth20/09/17
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White rock pigeon Waitahanui river mouth 20/09/17
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Michael Szabo
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White Pukeko, Oamaru

Postby Michael Szabo » Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:39 pm

Ian Goldsmith has just posted a photo of a white Pukeko on the New Zealand Birders Facebook group. The photo was taken at McNally Rd, Oamaru.

Link to photo: https://scontent.fpmr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=5A3CBEC2
'New Zealand Birders' Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/857726274293085/
andrewcrossland
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Re: White Birds - photos and discussion

Postby andrewcrossland » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:25 pm

Leucistic mums don't necessary have leucistic babies.............

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Jim Kirker
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Re: White Birds - photos and discussion

Postby Jim Kirker » Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:05 pm

Silvereye with white shoulder feathers.
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