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NestWatcher Finds Albino Tree Swallow

NestWatcher Edie Wieder found an albino nestling Tree Swallow in a nest box in Needham, Massachusetts. Because Tree Swallows often incorporate white feathers into their nests, you could almost overlook this all-white bird among the nest materials.

Monitoring nests provides a great opportunity to discover and learn, no matter how many years you’ve been involved, but a sighting this rare might come only once in a NestWatcher’s lifetime. Read about this rare discovery in our latest blog post.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology