Bald Eagle Imposter?

A Mighty small Bald Eagle?

While taking photos today, I noticed I wasn't alone. A bird near by was running about looking for its dinner in the same garden. I did a double take, being a bird lover... I didn't recognize this bird. Then it turned and I saw the "Red breast" and realized it was a Robin. Not all white like an Albino, just a white hood. I had to laugh when I though how it looked somewhat like a Bald Eagle. Nice try Robin!

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observingnature says ... on Monday, Jun 13 at 11:15 AM

I have found out with the help of "Project Feeder watch" and "For the love of birds", that this Robin has what is referred to as Leucisim. A mutation of Melanin in patches. Not an illness. Thought the YouNews bird lovers would like having this info?

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jcm1382 says ... on Sunday, Jun 12 at 6:53 PM

You do get very interesting and beautiful pictures! Have never seen that coloring in a robin, ever before!

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