A Leucistic Copper-rumped Hummingbird (Amazilia tobaci) on Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago

Matt Kelly


A leucistic hummingbird was seen on Tobago (Fig. 1). This may be the first all-white hummingbird recorded in Trinidad and Tobago. The bird was first  seen on 24 November, 2013 at 1055 h at Adventure Farm and Na- ture Reserve Bird Observation Centre  near Arnos Vale in Tobago. Adventure Farm maintains flowers, gardens and bird feeding stations to  encourage the viewing of the local birds.

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Wikipedia, Leucism; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leucism

Wikipedia, Albinism; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albinism