Date: 4/1/21 12:36 pm From: Jeff Kehoe <jeff.kehoe...> Subject: [cobirds] Re: leucistic turkey in Big Thompson canyon
I also thought about a domestic wild hybrid. I don't know. It was around for a few days and is now gone. We can get up to 60 wild ones in our yard and had never seen a white one before.
On Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 1:33:19 PM UTC-6 <adrian......> wrote:
> > I saw 4 (3F 1M) leucistic turkeys in Pueblo earlier this week. I Googled > the phenomena when I returned home and apparently experts think 1 in 100 > can be leucistic with females being more common. > > Here's my eBird checklist with a couple pictures of the tom and 1 of the > females... > > https://ebird.org/checklist/S84330906 > > Adrian Lakin, > Mead, CO > On Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 12:46:07 PM UTC-6 Jeff Kehoe wrote: > >> Last week we had a white turkey show up, mixing in with the usual gang of >> wild turkeys. Could it be leucistic? Any thoughts? >> >> [image: IMG_0146.JPG] >> >