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Walsingham, Ontario, Canada
This partial albino common grackle showed up at the feeders. He/she was busy flipping the leaves under the feeder to find goodies. This loner bird doesn’t seem to have any friends.
Category 1: Birds with Food, or at the Feeder
What happened to my head? It is supposed to be shiny black!
Wow! Whenever it comes you’ll be able to identify it.
I clicked on this thumbnail because I had no idea what this surely exotic bird was! I’m not sure how this works among common grackles, but I sure hope this little friend isn’t being shunned for his striking good looks!
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