Rare White Hummingbird Steals the Spotlight at California Garden – Albino Animals and Leucistic Birds | Audubon

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Leucistic Humming Bird

This Anna's Hummingbird has leucism, a pigment disorder that gives it its brilliant white color. Photo: Brad R. Lewis

 

More than a thousand birders have admired and photographed the stunning Anna’s Hummingbird this year.

Source: Rare White Hummingbird Steals the Spotlight at California Garden – Albino Animals and Leucistic Birds | Audubon

Leucistic Humming Bird
The rare patch of black feathers is evidence that the bird is leucistic, not albino. Photo: Brad R. Lewis

 

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