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Albino Hummingbird (White) or Leucistic Hummingbirds in Colorado

Sightings of Albino Hummingbird (White) or Leucistic (Partial White) Hummingbirds in Ohio | Beauty of Birds

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Albino Hummingbird (White) Hummingbirds Information

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Albino Hummingbird sightings in Ohio recorded in reverse chronological order:

  • Colorado, Evergreen (August 2019) – Stef Swink, RScP (www.stefswink.com) submitted two photos of what appears to be a true albino hummingbird. The photos were taken August 4th 2019.
  • Colorado,  Flatiron Reservoir, Loveland (August 2015). Shirley Bowman photographed what is likely to be a juvenile pied Ruby-throated Hummingbird.   
  • Nederland, CO (8/22 & 8/23/2015). Mary Wilcox submitted photos of a partial white hummingbird.
  • Beulah, CO  (August 2015) Leucistic hummingbird reported (photos provided) by DROOT [DON166 at msn dot com].  Photos taken 8/7 & 8/8/2015.
  • Parachute (July 2015).   Brenda Savey-Rice photographed a pied hummingbird at her bird feeder.  She states that “he … doesn’t like to fight with all the others […] it will return when no one is around.”  This is a typical behavior for white hummingbirds that are often bullied by their “normal” counterparts. Brenda describes his or her tail to be black and white striped. 
  • South Fork (8/25/2014) – True Albino photographed by Jarret Kachel

 

Did you see one of these rare hummingbirds? If so, please e-mail relevant information (such as date, location, etc.) and photos – if available (including the photographer’s name. THANK YOU!)

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