The stark whiteness of this albino Mourning Dove is what first caught the observer’s attention.

Paul Brown noticed this unusual looking bird in his backyard, and quickly retrieved his camera to record its picture.
Paul Brown noticed this unusual looking bird in his backyard, and quickly retrieved his camera to record its picture.
As Paul approached it became clear that the bird was an albino Mourning Dove, complete with white feathers, a pink beak, and red eyes.
As Paul approached it became clear that the bird was an albino Mourning Dove, complete with white feathers, a pink beak, and red eyes.
A nice closeup picture of the albino Mourning Dove.
A nice closeup picture of the albino Mourning Dove.

Observation Details

County Denton
City Carrollton
Date August 8, 2009
Time of Day Afternoon
Temperature Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
Weather Cloudy
Habitat Residential-Single Family
Type of Behavior Surveying
Gender Uncertain
Maturity Adult
Observer Paul Brown
Main Article Mourning Dove Observation Location