Originally Posted by admmoon
Here is a good explanation of the difference between leucism and albinism.
He used to have other posts, but apparently the server crashed and he had to set up a new site. His first post is one on leucism.
Above is about the vetenarian (and herpetological?) definition, i.e. of no direct relevance for their use in birding, where the above description is partially correct – partially incorrect (cf. definitions in specific ornithological references in earlier posts of this thread). Secondly, this thread is 4+ years old. Many things have happened since then. For birding the most significant is perhaps the article by J. N. Davis in Birding
39(5) dealing with color abnormalities in birds and terms used to describe them.
Just noticed this was your first post; Welcome!