NEW RECORDS OF BIRDS WITH CHROMATIC MUTATIONS, SOUTHERN BRAZIL

Luiz Liberato Costa Corrêa, Caroline dos Santos Bruckmann, Natascha Horn, Gustavo Francisco Aver, Renata De Boni Dal Corno, Maria Virginia Petry

Abstract


We present four new cases of chromatic mutations on birds in the State of Rio Grande do Sul. Dilution for Furnarius rufus and Milvago chimachima, and partial Leucism on Passer domesticus and Phimosus infuscatus, thus adding new information on these mutation patterns in Neotropical species.

Keywords


aberrant plumage; dilution; leucism

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.4257/oeco.2017.2104.011

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