albino robin, spotted 3/27/2012

Albino robin

Spotted an albino robin playing with two regular robins on my Dad & brothers farm in Southern Black Hawk county. I was about 100 feet away with these shots...thank goodness for zoom lenses and high digital cropping. Trying to find out how common these are in Iowa. Have so far only found one other sighting in the last several years.

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Missy says ... on Tuesday, Jun 25 at 11:32 AM

Spotted an Albino Robin one week ago iat a Park in Fayetteville, AR. Never had seen one. Was just like your picture.

Wow! says ... on Tuesday, Apr 3 at 9:57 PM

An albino robin! So cool!!! Thanks for sharing! :)

Amy says ... on Thursday, Mar 29 at 9:26 AM

Very cool! Great picture of him! I am sure a once in a lifetime sighting! You are so lucky to have snapped him. Thanks for sharing!

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