|Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus indicus
- Colour aberrant individual|
|Photographer :|| © Maumi Sanyal |
|Location :||Great Rann of Kutch, Kutch District, Gujarat, India|
23 January 2018|
|English synonyms:||Red-wattled Plover|
|Bird Family :||Charadriinae - Plovers, Dotterels & Lapwings |
|Bird Group :||CICONIIFORMES |
|Red Data Status :||Least Concern|
|Remarks :||With a normal coloured individual on the left.
A nice example of plumage affected by the mutation Brown, and bleached further by the (sun)light. - Hein van Grouw
Grouw, Hein van (2006) Not every white bird is an albino: sense and nonsense about colour aberrations in birds. Dutch Birding 28: 79–89.
Grouw, Hein van (2013) What colour is that bird? The causes and recognition of common colour aberrations in birds. British Birds 106: 17-29.
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