Unique White bird

by Jane
(New Braunfels, TX)

White Bird 1

White Bird 1

White Bird 1
White Bird 2
White Bird 3

The small beautiful white bird depicted in the attached photos has been a mystery visitor in our backyard for about six weeks. "He" has adopted a flock of Chipping Sparrows, as well as their habits. They, in turn, have accepted him, so they eat, nest, and hangout together in our trees.


We thought at first he was an escaped parakeet, but his small size seems to preclude his being a member of the parrot family. By small, one can readily estimate his size by comparing him to the Chipping Sparrows on the feeder with him.

Can you help us identify him? We would really appreciate it if you could do so, as we then might be able to determine his vulnerability and subsequently work at a solution to safe-guard him.

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Feb 11, 2014
white birds NEW
by: Anonymous

you birds are I believe are snow buntings and I have them here in NH

Oct 08, 2012
i have the same bird
by: Anonymous

i live in southern nh, about 1 hour from boston mass achusetts, and today i saw the same type bird at my feeder, i am posting on whatabird.com to figure out if anyone can help me, it is very striking bird, it immidiately caught my eye!

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