OGUNQUIT—Like many people this summer, Heather and Gary Ross decided to vacation in Ogunquit. Unlike others, however, the California couple had quite an unusual wildlife experience while visiting the seaside town.
While sitting on the lawn of the Beachmere Inn on the afternoon of Sept. 24, they observed what appears to be an albino hummingbird.
|Photo courtesy of Heather and Gary Ross|
“We had gone to breakfast and came back,” Heather Ross said. “We were sitting in the grassy area in the afternoon. I’ve always been a fan of hummingbirds. Gary said ‘look at that’ and pointed out a white hummingbird.”
Heather Ross quickly snapped some pictures with the camera she had on her.
“We were watching it,” she said. “It was stunningly beautiful.”
The Ross’ uploaded the photos, Heather said, and when they looked at the pictures saw that the bird had red eyes.
“Gary said it was an albino,” Heather Ross said.