Small Sparrow like.?

Saw this bird in the garden this morning , he looked liked a sparrow , same size but lots of white on him , including a white tail ?

It was raining and could only get a picture through window with a zoom lens ?
Have you any idea.


Thank you

Dorset44

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Oct 11, 2012
Sparrow with white patches
by: Judy-Seattle

Looking at your photo, I believe this bird exhibits a condition called "partial albinism". I have seen it once in an American Robin. Some of its feathers lack pigment and are white. Look up "partial albinism in birds" on the web for a better explaination.

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