Rare Yellow Cardinal Seen In Alabama

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Charlie Stephenson of Alabaster, Alabama saw this rare bird the first time in late January of 2018 and posted on Facebook about it.

Biology professor Geoffrey Hill of Auburn University said the cardinal in the photos is an adult male in the same species as the common red cardinal, but carries a genetic mutation that causes what would normally be brilliant red feathers to be bright yellow instead.

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