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coucal

Description:

this is a unique case of albinism or Leucism (whichever is appropriate) among animal kingdom. coucals in the Philippines usually derive pigmentation from brown to black colors, thus absolving this one from norm

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4 Comments

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Preciosa ave

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 9 years ago

Great shot! You can add this to the Rare Color Morphs mission http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/7970...

LisaPalmerFleming
LisaPalmerFleming 9 years ago

Very cool looking bird. And you did a wonderful job of camera tracking with a shutter slow enough to show motion in the background. Great find and camera work!

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Great shots. I did not know that such pigmentation occurs in Coucals. Thanks for sharing this amazing information with us.

KdonGalay
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KdonGalay

Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on Dec 30, 2011
Submitted on Jan 1, 2012

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