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White birds of Heaven: Isola Bella, Italy

On Isola Bella (“Beautiful Island”) on Maggiore Lake you might encounter quite a peculiar bird.

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The voice of a squeaking old door …

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… the magnetic eyes of a chicken …

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… but the plumage directly from the garden of Heaven.

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May you meet it before it starts “singing”…

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… although its royal beauty is worth some ear pain.

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Click on each picture to appreciate the wonderful plumage of this white peacock.

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Posted by Lorenzo Borghi on July 6, 2013
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  1. 07/6/2013

    how elegant

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  2. 07/6/2013

    They are ridiculous and yet truly beautiful at the same time. Your photos capture them completely.

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  3. 07/6/2013

    Yes, beautiful and elegant

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  4. 07/6/2013

    First time I see them in white. Fabuloso! Thanks.

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    • 07/7/2013

      I was as well surprised! I thought they were albinos, but their eyes are not red. HereI found they are genetic variations of the blue and green more common peacock.

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  5. 07/7/2013

    wow!! captured so well……great pictures!
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  6. 07/7/2013

    Amazing!

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