[CT Birds] Rare Albino Hummingbird in VA

Arthur Shippee ashippee at snet.net
Mon Jan 30 22:28:21 EST 2012

If I'd read the article, I'd have noticed that they were taken in August. Oops!

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On Jan 30, 2012, at 5:30 PM, "Meredith, Leslie" <Leslie.Meredith at simonandschuster.com> wrote:

> I'm so glad you sent this link. Such a beautiful creature.  Thank you. But I think the photos were shot last summer.  I was curious how they could have roses and buddleia or whatever the little purple flowers are in the photo blooming in Jan and went to the dad's web site.  He posted one of the shots with a rose in his study guide in Oct. 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org [mailto:ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org] On Behalf Of Arthur Shippee
> Sent: Monday, January 30, 2012 4:12 PM
> To: CT Birds
> Subject: [CT Birds] Rare Albino Hummingbird in VA
> Not a snowy owl, as someone mentioned recently, but really white!
> Some nice shots of a real albino (look at feet), shot in Virginia, Jan. 27th.
> Begin forwarded message:
>> facebook  Corinne shared a link on your Wall.  You probably saw this already...
>> http://news.discovery.com/animals/rare-albino-hummingbird-120127.html
>> Stunning Images of Rare Albino Hummingbird: Big Pic : Discovery News
>> These beautiful shots of an extremely rare albino ruby-throated hummingbird were taken by two teens and two preteens.
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