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I know that young Brown-headed Cowbirds go through a weird looking period when they molt into adult plumage, but I'm not sure if that's what I am seeing here. The bird looks leucistic to me, but the possibility of that molt thing is nagging at me. Anyone care to comment on the cowbird on the left?

 

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1 hour ago, Tony Leukering said:

Leucism; BHCO don’t moltbin spring

I didn't think they molted this early, but I haven't memorized all the molt cycles mentioned in my field guides, and don't plan to, so I thought I would ask here. Thanks for the feedback.

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