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Carbondale, Colorado, USA
I noticed a white-headed pine siskin at our feeder this weekend. It is on the right, outer-most corner.
We have had one here in Gunnison for the last week or so. Did you find out if this is a normal variation?
Hi John, This bird has some sort of pigment abnormality – likely leucism or albinism. You can learn more about color variants here.
We will look into that. It was back this morning. We are trying to get a clear picture of it. Do you know when that picture was taken? I can’t see a date. This one is fairly close to Carbondale, maybe 60 miles as the siskin flies, on the other side of the Elk Range.
I also see one consistently at my feeder in Olympia WA
I believe that I have a white-headed pine Siskin at my feeder this morning. Completely fits the description. At my sunflower hanging feeder with goldfinches and chickadees. He has been here for several mornings
believe that I have a white-headed pine Siskin at my feeder this morning. Completely fits the description. At my sunflower hanging feeder with goldfinches and chickadees. He has been here for several mornings
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