'Santa Robin' comes to town

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19 Dec 2012
Robin (Ian Wilson)

This remarkable Robin, spotted by Ian Wilson in Derbyshire, is one of hundreds of garden birds that are being studied through the BTO Abnormal Plumage Survey. ‘Santa Robin’ has a condition known as leucism, which has given it a white ‘beard’. Visit the survey pages to share your sightings and to see new photos in our gallery.