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Old 02-22-2018, 03:25 PM
 
Location: Heart of Dixie
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Now, here's one I'd love to see for myself...

Yellow Cardinal Spotted
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Old 02-22-2018, 03:49 PM
 
Location: on the wind
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Now, here's one I'd love to see for myself...

Yellow Cardinal Spotted
Very interesting! Probably what is referred to as xanthocroic; a genetic anomaly where the yellow pigment dominates the normal red. A few others have been spotted.
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Old 02-22-2018, 03:52 PM
 
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
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What a beautiful bird! Thanks for sharing the story link.
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Old 02-22-2018, 04:25 PM
 
Location: Nantahala National Forest, NC
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What a great result of genetic mutation...beautiful.
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Old 02-22-2018, 05:12 PM
 
Location: Boonies of N. Alabama
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Cool!!
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Old 02-22-2018, 06:19 PM
 
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Love!
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Old 02-22-2018, 06:24 PM
 
Location: British Columbia ~🌄 ☀️ ♥ 🍁 ♥ ☀️🌄~
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Oh, that's a lovely bird. Thanks for posting this.


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Old 02-22-2018, 06:38 PM
 
Location: Here and now.
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Gorgeous bird, thanks for sharing the story!
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Old 02-22-2018, 07:35 PM
 
Location: Virginia
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Holy cow! If I saw a bird like that I'd be over the moon with excitement - that's one gorgeous cardinal!
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Old 02-22-2018, 07:39 PM
 
Location: Raleigh
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Good to know it is a Cardinal if I ever see one. Do you suppose all the other Cardinals laugh and call him names?
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