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Man enjoys seeing unusal bird feed from his feeders

Posted: Monday, Oct 1st, 2012


The albino sparrow eats from one of Grant Thompson’s bird feeders. (Photo submitted)


ROCHELLE — Several times a day birds flock to Grant Thompson’s backyard to eat at the numerous birdfeeders he has made. This year, one bird stands out from the rest.

For roughly the past six weeks Thompson and his wife have been watching an albino house sparrow spend time in their back yard.

The bird stands out from the other house sparrows as the normal black, brown or gray coloring is missing and the albino’s eye is pink.



For the complete article see the 09-30-2012 issue.

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