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A bird of a different color

Residents in Hastings who live near the intersection of Douglas Drive and Cory Lane have had a unique visitor this spring. The bird is likely a partially leucistic robin, according to Carpenter Nature Center’s Jen Vieth. Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson

Residents in Hastings who live near the intersection of Douglas Drive and Cory Lane have had a unique visitor this spring. The bird is likely a partially leucistic robin, according to Carpenter Nature Center’s Jen Vieth. Albino birds have pink eyes, while leucistic birds have regular coloring in their eyes, she said.

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