Vol. 31 Núm. 2 (2015)
Notas científicas

Registro de aves con leucismo en Baja California Sur, México

Víctor Ayala-Perez
Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur. Departamento de Biología Marina
Nallely Arce
Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur. Departamento de Biología Marina
Roberto Carmona
Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur. Departamento de Biología Marina

Publicado 2015-08-16

Cómo citar

Ayala-Perez, V., Arce, N., & Carmona, R. (2015). Registro de aves con leucismo en Baja California Sur, México. ACTA ZOOLÓGICA MEXICANA (N.S.), 31(2). https://doi.org/10.21829/azm.2015.312988

Resumen

We report the occurrence of leucism in feather coloration in three species of birds in Baja California Sur: The Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis), Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) and Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus). The documentation of such cases may help to understand the impact of aberrations and their variation between different groups of birds.

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