Rare white hummingbird frozen in time in breathtaking shots

A rare white hummingbird has been frozen in time in these breathtaking pictures.

The beautiful bird has Leucism – a condition caused by a recessive gene.

Pic by Douglas Croft/Caters News

In birds, it can range from a few feathers being pale to the entire bird being completely white.

Pic by Douglas Croft/Caters News

This rare sight was caught on camera by Douglas Croft, from San Jose, California.

Pic by Douglas Croft/Caters News

He photographed the bird in the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and said fellow photographers had traveled from miles around to see the Anna’s hummingbird.