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A truly rare bird - Albino Raven - ". The birds are thought to be leucitic and not albino, the result of a genetic defect producing chicks lacking normal pigmentation." Two black ravens with this gene will produce a white raven.

The Lesser Striped Swallow (Cecropis abyssinica) is a large swallow. It breeds in sub-Saharan Africa from Sierra Leone and southern Sudan south into eastern South Africa. It is partially migratory with South African birds wintering further north. West African birds leave the north of the breeding range in the dry season.

The Lesser Striped Swallow (Cecropis abyssinica) is a large swallow. It breeds in sub-Saharan Africa from Sierra Leone and southern Sudan south into eastern South Africa.

Asian fairy-bluebird

ANIMAL WITNESS / The 'Asian Fairy-bluebird' (Irena puella). It is found in southern Asia from the Himalayan foothills, India and Sri Lanka east through Indochina, the Greater Sundas and Palawan (Philippines).

Colaptes campestris - Pantanal, Brazil - Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Campo flicker (Colaptes campestris) is a species of bird in the woodpecker family. It is found in a wide range of open and semi-open habitats in eastern Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and north-eastern Argentina,

Wallcreeper: throughout the high mountains of Eurasia, very closely related to the nuthatches

Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria) is a small passerine bird found throughout the high mountains of Eurasia. In flight, it looks like a strangely colored Hoopoe or giant butterfly, but creeps on rock walls like a mouse.