White mockingbird frequenting Little Rock yard isn’t albino, but it’s striking nonetheless

Posted: November 9, 2015 at 5:45 a.m.

An albino mockingbird would have red eyes, but this leucistic white mockingbird, which has been hanging around Walton Heights in Little Rock since mid-October, has pigmented eyes.

When it first showed up in her yard in Little Rock, Kathy Aday's neighbors didn't know what to make of the ghostly white bird.

Kathy Aday was out of town when neighbors noticed a white mockingbird in her backyard on Walton Heights.

Northern mockingbirds typically have gray feathers, and males and females closely resemble one another.

This white mockingbird hangs out in a yard well-outfitted with feeders in Walton Heights, a Little Rock neighborhood atop a ridge near the Arkansas Ri...

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