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There is no precise definition for leucism but it is the difference in the two traits that is interesting.

Leucism is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Leucism books and related discussion.

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Mystery bird comes to lunch
But in this case, he has partial albinism--or what is sometimes referred to as leucism--with spots of color on his back, belly and head.
Foto | Uite cum arată animalele albinoase!
Există o formă de albinism care nu afectează culoarea irisului, numită leucism, mai des întâlnită la animale.

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Leucism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leucism is a condition characterized by reduced pigmentation in animals and humans.
Bird Leucism - What Is Leucism - About Leucistic Birds
Leucism is a condition that affects birds' feathers and turns them pale or white.
Wildlife Extra News - Leucism and Leucistic Birds & Animals & other
Albinism and leucism in birds
Solid white birds with pink eyes everyone agrees are albinistic, and pale birds with normally colored but pale plumage everyone agrees are leucistic.
Leucism vs albinism - a pedant's guide! - BirdForum
Leucism vs albinism - a pedant's guide! Birds & Birding.

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