Sunday, May 17, 2020
LEUCISTIC COMMON GRACKLE WITH WHITE TAIL FEATHERS, WOODBINE PARK,TORONTO,ONTARIO, 5/16/2020
Most Common Grackles have dark or brownish tail feathers. This Common Grackle has white tail feathers. This is due to a condition called leucism, in which their is uneven distribution of melanin in the feathers and body, resulting in pale-looking birds or birds with patches of white. In this particular leucistic Common Grackle the tail is white.