A robin-sized songbird with bright red features across body in males & a more brownish/gray overall body in females (see final photo). Bright red bill & black facial mask makes males stand out.
Neighborhoods, Gardens, Woodlands.
This male cardinal was on the woodland edge along a bike path near a suburban area of Fairfax County, Virginia. These photos were taken with a Canon EF100-400 f/4-f/5.6 lens mounted on a Canon Rebel T2i.
Lat: 38.74, Long: -77.26
Spotted on Apr 7, 2012
Submitted on Jul 9, 2012
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