Ghost Tui

Ghost Tui
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Vandy
Vandy

Title
Ghost Tui
Description
A Rare Leucistic or white Native Tui this evening feeding on the pollen of Harakeke blooms. Leucism is a genetic mutation that results in a total or partial reduction of colour in a bird’s plumage. A Leucistic bird has the pigments or normal amount of melanin, but these pigments are inadequately fixated or fail to be deposited properly in the feathers. Leucistic birds usually have a normal colouration of the eyes, bill, legs, and bare parts but interestingly this Tui has reduced coloration.
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New Zealand
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