[Tweeters] Leucistic American Robin
travelgirl.fics at gmail.com
Fri May 6 15:14:48 PDT 2016
maybe leucistic robins can only be found in pioneer parks... i have a
photo of one at the pioneer park of mercer island about 8-10 years ago...
the undergrowth there was very dark, and he stood out like the target he
george davis creek, north fork
On Fri, May 6, 2016 at 2:49 PM, <johntubbs at comcast.net> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> A month or so ago, I saw a uniquely-marked leucistic American Robin in
> Pioneer Park in Tumwater. Unfortunately that time I was unable to get a
> photo despite making a valiant effort to do so. I wrote it off, figuring
> I'd never see the bird again. Fast forward to today when, in the same
> location along the path by the river, the bird showed up again. This time
> I got decent photos. Following is a link to the photo.
> It's a good thing this bird is apparently spending most of its time in a
> wooded area because its coloration would seem detrimental to the birds
> longevity relative to predators out in the open...!
> John Tubbs
> Lacey, WA
> johntubbs AT Comcast dot net
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