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Garganey female with leucism, or "Gentlemen prefer blondes"


2020-05-24| Viktor Natykanets

Garganey female (Spatula querquedula) with almost white plumage (leucism) was registered on the Lake Osveisky, during the survey in mid-May 2020. The bird was recorded on May 14 and May 18, 2020 in pair with the male with the usual colors of plumage. Before exploring the lake, local residents report the presence of a "white duck" on the waterbody.

Place of registration: The Lake Osveyskoe surroundings, reserve "Osveysky" (in transboundary Specially Protected Natural Area "Reserved Lakeland"), Verhnedvinsk district, Vitebsk region, Belarus

Authors: Victor Natykanets, Oleg Ostrovsky


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comments:
2020-05-25. Аскар Исабеков:

красавица, я таких отдельно собираю (ссылка), вашу надо будет обязательно добавить.


2020-05-25. Виктор Натыканец:

Спасибо, Аскар! Добавляйте, конечно. А пока сделал запись в комментариях вашего поста-коллекции



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