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My friend had this bird in her garden earlier today? Any ideas what it is?
Its a Blackbird
It is a leucistic blackbird.
Leucism is "a condition in animals characterized by reduced pigmentation. Unlike albinism, it is caused by a reduction in all types of skin pigment, not just melanin"
Also, outside the world of birds, if you do a Google image search, you'll see many other examples of leucism
Thanks guys, much appreciated