Leucistic Great Grey Owl -- Leukistinen lapinpöllö
(c) Harry J Lehto
Photographed at Vesanto, Finland on April 1, 1994
Zoom on head
The bird was almost white with very reduced brown markings.
Brown coloring was most obvious in the wings.
Apparently the same bird was seen about a year later in Kajaani
by P. Helo and J. Ruuskanen. The bird had moved about 300km NNE
References: Lehto and Lehto, Dutch Birding, April 1995.
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