17:32, 5 FEB 2016
UPDATED 18:32, 5 FEB 2016
The all-white bird is believed to suffer from a rare condition meaning its feathers have no pigment and has only been spotted a handful of times
A couple of amateur photographers were left thrilled after they managed to capture a rare and elusive white kingfisher on camera.
The all-white bird had become legendary among photographers at the
- although it had only been spotted a handful of times. Uganda
The birds - usually known for their brightly coloured plumage - are often spotted flitting along the river banks.
But this unusual critter is believed to suffer from a rare condition called Leucism - meaning its feathers have no pigment.