A clean capture of a rare leucistic Baudin’s black cockatoo has put to rest a rumour which had been circulating among the bird lovers of Margaret River in Western Australia’s South West.
- Attributes of leucism include the partial loss of all types of pigmentation
- It generally results in white coloration on the skin, fur or feathers of animals
- It is often mistaken for albinism but differs due to it not impacting pigement cells in the eyes
Though other captures of the rare bird exist, none have been able to help confirm its species due poor quality.
But a series of images, captured by…