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Posted by: atowhee | February 23, 2018

THE YELLOW CARDINAL OF ALABAMA

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IMG_2768From photographer, Jeremy Black: There is a species of bird that’s actually called the yellow cardinal, but it’s neotropical and lives in South America.  

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This bird is in Alabaster, Alabama.  A unusual occurrence, this is  not seen more than once per year in the U.S.
There are three words for this bird’s condition:
1.Rare
2. Flavism
3. Xanthochroism

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