I found a leucistic RUSTY BLACKBIRD in Grand Isle today, 09:50-10:05;
and relocated it in the same ditch upon my return an hour later,
The odd Rusty has a two-tone gray body, with whitish tail and wings --
wings that are extreeeeemely eye-catching when in flight.
The tail is forked; the central retrices appear to be growing.
The Rusty was singing a somewhat musical chatter, with no squeaks or
Two photos are on Vermont eBird Flickr at:
Dave Hoag, Grand Isle, Vermont