Xanthochroism

Xan·thoch'ro·ism noun Abnormal coloration of feathers in which yellow replaces the normal color, as in certain parrots. It is commonly due to lack of the dark pigment which with yellow forms green.
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Xanthochroism

• (n.) Abnormal coloration of feathers in which yellow replaces the normal color, as in certain parrots. It is commonly due to lack of the dark pigment which with yellow forms green.
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Xanthochroism

an unusual pigment condition, where birds have yellowish or orange plumage instead of red. If it is caused by diet (as in the case of House Finches) it is not xanthochroism.
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