thekidko

by Kathy
(Harrow, Ontario)




I have a playful robin-like bird with red breast and white markings on neck & head and back. Hangs out with robins in the pasture and looks for worms - don't know what it is?

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Mar 25, 2012
The Rare Robin
by: Kathy

Thank you Judy-Seattle!

Mar 25, 2012
The Robin
by: Judy-Seattle

I think your strange bird actually is a robin. It is lacking pigment in some of its feathers. Ornithologists call this condition leucism. It is not very common, so enjoy your rather rare luecistic robin.

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