Bruce Dawkins writes:
“Just as a matter of interest I thought I’d send you this photo that I took of an unusually marked magpie in a garden in Jindabyne NSW last week.
Not bad camouflage for the snow country!”
For a little more information on Leucistic Magpies see this article from the WA Museum : http://museum.wa.gov.au/explore/articles/grey-magpie
Leucism occurs in many other species as well (https://www.avianreport.com/bird-leucism/). For instance, this Yellow-throated Scrubwren, photogrpahped by Colette Livermore at Palm Grove Ourimbah Landcare.
Bill Jones submits this photo of White-Bellied Sea Eagles roosting at a bushcare site at West Pymble on 6 June.
Richard Murray photographed these four at the club’s Wolli Creek outing on June 10
Greg McLachlan posts these from the Pelton site 27 May
Jenny Johnstone posts these pics for your delight. Read about her project in the June 2017 Newsletter.