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One of the most familiar birds in North American, the arrival of American Robins in many places is a sign that spring is around the corner. Occasionally birds like this male robin lack pigments in all or part of their plumage, probably due to a genetic mutation. This condition is often referred to as leucism.

(c) The Field Museum, Division of Birds, John Bates
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far out, have never seen this in robins before
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