Date: 12/29/19 4:08 pm
From: Charlie <chaspatt...>
Subject: Re: [MASSBIRD] Leucistic junco (?)
Reminds me of the “red” variant of the Siamese cat which is often more tan than red. That gene is a variant of “albino”. Wound be interesting to get close enough to see the eye color.

Charlie Patterson
Norwell, Ma
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> On Dec 29, 2019, at 3:32 PM, Carol Baird Molander <cbmolander...> wrote:
>
> My husband and I saw this dark-eyed junco among several others today. Is it a leucistic bird, a sub-species or just very light in coloring? Ebird link included.
> Any thoughts?
> https://ebird.org/checklist/S62734584
> Thank you,
> Carol Molander
> Carol B. Molander
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