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Odd One Out - Leucistic Canada Goose. Victoria, B.C. 2020 | by Brit 70013 fan
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Odd One Out - Leucistic Canada Goose. Victoria, B.C. 2020

Canada geese setting a good example by not discriminating against this off-white one that turned up recently near our house; indeed he/she seemed to take a leadership role now and then.

I found out this canada goose is not an albino but a partially leucistic, meaning a condition that occurs when an individual is lacking melanin in some of its pigmentation. Yes, it also means he/she has pink feet instead of the usual black !

 

Cropped from photos with my IPhone, suitable really only for selfies, hence the poor quality images. Next time I'll carry my real camera around.

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Taken on June 23, 2020