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In recent days we have had a female Northern Cardinal coming to our feeders that has a very bright pink section down the middle of the tail.  The rest of the bird looks perfectly normal.

John

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> On Jan 1, 2016, at 8:58 PM, Jo Ann Eldridge <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> The beautiful female cardinal came back this evening late and we all got to see it. I have a Sony Cyber-shot tiny digital with a 10x zoom. My husband captured some pictures through our slightly dirty double-pane window near the feeders. The pictures serve to prove I wasn't out of my head yesterday (being the only one who saw this bird). I don't know how to post pictures. I sent them to Larry Lade. The bird has more than white checks as I thought yesterday. Even his nape is white. The crest is reddish, but most of head is very white with just a few dark feathers where it is usually black. I am asking whether this is partial albinism or leucistic. If anyone is interested, I could email you direct some pictures.
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