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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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harsuame 7 years ago

Preciosa ave

CindyBinghamKeiser 8 years ago

Great shot! You can add this to the Rare Color Morphs mission

LisaPalmerFleming 8 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!

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Wild Things 8 years ago

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

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Laguna, Philippines

Lat: 14.24, Long: 121.06

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

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