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Commercial break -- One of the smaller, more colorful members of the Corvidae family. The Steller’s Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) has a hairdo any crow would envy.

Steller’s Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) by Donald Metzner - these little guys hung out with me when I hurt my leg on the slopes outside of Breckenridge, waiting for the Ski Patrol.

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Stellar's Jay - the provincial bird for BC. More of a forest bird than a suburban bird, but you see them around here. Robbers of the bird feeder, for sure.

Piebald Leucistic American Robin - photo by KateCampbell, via Project Noah;  seen in Ontario, Canada, 2009;  "Leucism ... may affect all pigment types, reducing their concentration to produce a paler bird or ... a white bird. This can occur in some or all feathers," -  Dennis Paulson

Leucism is an abnormal plumage condition caused by a genetic mutation that prevents pigment, particularly melanin, from being properly deposited on a bird’s feathers.

Gary-Breasted Jay - this also called a Mexican Jay - the bird was an outcast from the rest of the flock.

Gray-Breasted Jay - this also called a Mexican Jay - the bird was an outcast from the rest of the flock.

Steller's Jay   I love the interior jay's white eyebrows.

Steller's Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) - The crested jay living in coniferous woodlands between the Rockies and Pacific Ocean. These jays sometimes mimic red-tailed hawks and other noises.

The blogger calls this an "albino" Robin, but it's obviously not.  It is some rare white variant, though.

The blogger calls this an "albino" Robin, but it's obviously not. It is some rare white variant, though.

Steller's Jay

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I know by how much I laughed at this that I am way too tired but @Amanda Nicander Sprang...

O lawd…

I swear, frogmouths are the most adorable birds ever. Wow An albino frogmouth!

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