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Sparrow chick with Leucism

Passer domesticus


Spotted this Sparrow chick in my garden with all the signs of Leucism (pigmentation loss)


There are 2-3million pairs in the UK. The UK pop: has declined 67% since 1969, though. forages around domesticated animals eats seeds and scavenges around bins and tips,household waste etc. Nestlings are fed on small invertebrates

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LarryGraziano 10 years ago

Nice spotting for the Rare colour morphs mission!

Micolo 10 years ago

Thanks Mandy for your comment

Mandy Hollman
Mandy Hollman 10 years ago

How interesting!

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England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jun 27, 2013
Submitted on Jun 27, 2013

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