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Signs of mistletoe

Below are three photographs of mistletoe seeds I took at La Selva Research Station in Costa Rica. Seeds were most likely deposited by birds perching on the signs, but I’m not sure whether the birds scraped off the seeds (which … Continue reading

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Masked robin

Mutant robin (Turdus migratorius) with mask of white plumage. I suspect the leucism¬† was congenital because the patches were located on several parts of the body (injury and parasites can sometimes cause regrowth to be white).¬† Regardless of cause, it’s … Continue reading

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