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Lutino Lesser Patagonian Conure, Chester Zoo

A female Lesser Patagonian Conure had a mutated gene which caused her to occasionally produce Lutino chicks.

Lutino Lesser Patagonian Conure, Chester Zoo
bongorob, 29 Jun 2007
    • bongorob
      A female Lesser Patagonian Conure had a
      mutated gene which caused her to occasionally produce Lutino chicks.
    • FBBird
      Lutino Lesser Patagonian Conure

      If this is a true lutino, one would expect it to be the male that was a 'carrier'. Female birds cannot carry sex-linked mutations in non-visual form [most lutino birds are sex-linked]
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