Seeing pink: Flamingos spotted in Kentucky, Ohio following Hurricane Idalia

ORLANDO, Fla. — This week, people across the country are seeing pink, and Hurricane Idalia may be to blame.

People as far away as Kentucky and Ohio have reported sightings of pink flamingos.


The leading theory right now is that the birds got diverted by Hurricane Idalia while they were traveling in the Caribbean.

Experts said many may have headed north to escape the nasty weather, and have decided to stay.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.