2014-11-17 10:23:03

Species

Species NameIdentification by
Gymnorhina tibicenlinleymcg

Description

This is one of a pair of Australian Magpies observed locally with this unusual colouring. Possibly descendants of a 'partially' albino Magpie seen in the area in the past.

Tags

bird-leucistic

Location

Sunbury VIC 3429, Australia

Discussion

  • 2015-05-24

    Suzanne Jones

    "So unusual."

  • 2015-05-24

    David Francis

    "Interesting. I think this partial albinism is called leucism (The bird is said to be "leucistic"). Perhaps this could be added as as "tag"."

  • 2015-05-25

    Linley McGlashan

    "Thanks David. Tag added."

Meta

Observation2014-11-17 10:23:03
Date-Time From CameraYes
Location-37.585887, 144.738460
Photo Geo-Tag UsedNo
Created2015-05-24 by linleymcg
Updated2015-05-25 by linleymcg
Photo(s) LicenseCreative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence
Document LicenseCreative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence
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