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House Crow Corvus splendens protegatus   - Colour aberrant individual
House Crow
Photographer : © Jayan Thomas
Location :Kannur, Kerala, India
Date : 4 September 2016
English synonyms:Gray-necked Crow, Grey-necked Crow, Indian Crow, Indian House Crow, Colombo Crow (protegatus)
Bird Family :Corvini - Jays, Magpies, Treepies, Ground-jays, Nutcrackers, Choughs, Jackdaws, Crows, Rook & Ravens
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :An adult.

Hein van Grouw comments: "A nice example of food deficiency."
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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