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Simcoe, Ontario, Canada
Seen Dec. 6, 2013 at 3:30 pm. Same size, markings, wings and beak as goldfinch, but body white with pale yellow head. Not seen again.
Dec. 6, 2013 3:30 pm
Dec 18, Etowah,NC. I spotted one today at our feeder. It was in amongst a group of other goldfinch. Beautiful!
March 28 at 8 a.m. Just saw an albino goldfinch sitting alone on a branch watching birds at my thistle feeder. He flew away before I could snap a picture. Will be watching for him in hopes of getting a picture. I live in Wilton, Maine.
I saw one in my quince which is blooming and it’s stark white stood out against the pink. I knew it was a goldfinch because of the pale yellow head. Hope to see it again. I live in Amherst, N.H.
Just saw one at my thistle feeder along with some of it’s fully colored brethren. Took me quite by surprise! Hope to get a decent picture if it returns. Akron Ohio
I just saw one at my feeder as I was pulling in the driveway. I was able to put the passenger-side window down to verify what I was seeing, but no picture — yet. York, Pennsylvania
This is Hadi, I want to help me to know does this bird barren or sterile?
We have one near Alliance, OH got some good pictures but will have to download from camera in a few days.
From southeast Ohio: on Tues. July 24th 2018 I saw one at our feeders with a rose breasted grossbeak. I couldnt figure it out. It was a beautiful white with the goldfinch’s shape, beak and black markings. When it flew I saw it had a yellow breast. I haven’t seen it again. But I surely hope I do. It would be exciting to get a photo.
Dec.3,2018 near Liberty, Il. Seen an albino goldfinch at my feeder this morning and it has been around all day.
Took a couple of pics of an albino goldfinch today. Striking white and pale yellow head. So beautiful! Chattanooga, TN. Feb 12, 2018
I saw an albino gold finch on my feeder today in Hesston PA
This is Michele Sanchez in Augusta wv. We have had a goldfinch with leuchism for 2 months. His body was all white but some all white with color on the wings but now a few feathers are turning yellow. Will it turn more?
I just spotted one in williamsburg Virginia. Still thrilled
I was wondering if there was such a thing it was white everywhere except up by head light yellow patch same size and markings and right in with its brightly colored finch friends will try to get picture ,Fonda Iowa
I saw one today along with my the other gold finches, had all the same markings but light yellow patch by head. Other finches didn’t seem too happy to have it around.
I saw one in Hamilton Ontario today with regular colouring except that one wing was completely white as were one half of the tail feathers.
we just saw one in our backyard, eating seeds from a patch of flowering catnip. it was in a group with other finches. we weren’t able to get a picture, but will keep trying, hoping it’ll reappear. we live in henrico, virginia, usa.
Have a regular in Joliet I’ll. Haven’t gotten a good pic but I will.
I, too, have spotted a white Goldfinch in my backyard. Pretty aren’t they!
We have had 2 at our feeders for some time.They are
An albino Goldfinch appeared at my feeder yesterday, July 5th, 2020, and also a couple of days before that. Was unable to get a photo. I live in Wabash, Indiana.
finch at my feeders on the river for last few weeks in Creswell, Oregon
I have one at my feeder right now in Garrison, MN. got a picture.
We have one here in Defiance Ohio that keeps coming back! 🙂
Unusual sight to behold! A bright white goldfinch bathing in birdbath. Potomac, Maryland
I saw a white goldfinch on my feeders today! He was feeding among common colored goldfinches. I had time to look him up on google and the description fit for Leucystic color phase … black wings and slight pale wash on small part of head.
Hi Sally- just wondering if you’re anywhere in the Hudson Valley, NY area.
Thanks for this thread about white goldfinches popping up here and there. This morning one has been at my feeder and it had me wondering. Wings are black but where bright yellow should be there is bright white- very unusual! I live in Lagrange, NY (near Poughkeepsie).
Saw same at my feeders this morning- striking white body with black wings. There were a few other goldfinches feeding along with the white one making it easy to believe my eyes! Beautiful bird and so happy it wasn’t my imagination☺️. I live in the Hudson Valley area of NY (Lagrange).
Have seen a white goldfinch in with the many gold ones several times today. So beautiful! We live in Kennesaw, GA just a few miles NW of Atlanta.
Glad to know that there is such a thing. I thought maybe I was crazy! The one at my feeder seemed more of a creamy white than a stark white. What a beautiful little bird! I live in Silver Creek, NY, along the shore of Lake Erie.
Had an albino goldfinch at our feeder in Fulton, MD
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