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Albino Bulbul
Sometime back we found this albino bulbul being mobbed by a group of babblers. We rescued him and handed him over to Richard who nursed him back to heath. He was a regular visitor to Richards house for some weeks before finally disappearing hopefully in to the jungle.
Here he is ..sitting on Richards finger, lost in thoughts..

Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous posts.
Image cropped, re-sized, levels adjusted and minimally sharpened.
Manjolai, South India
Scientific name
Pycnonotus jocosus
Equipment used
Nikon D80, Nikon 18-55..
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I keep coming back to view this beauty. You are so lucky to have found it JP!
I only once saw a 100 % albino bird, a blackbird. wonderful photo of this albino bulbul, a great find, top notch, many tfs!!!
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I've never seen an albino in the wild, only in a local zoo, where they have several. An interesting phenomenon, thanks for sharing JP!
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That's a super picture and a lovely tale you've told about this bulbul Jp. Many thanks and I do so hope he survived to raise a family. Thank you for rescuing him.

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