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Northern cardinal (male)

Cardinalis cardinalis


A medium-sized songbird with a distinctive crest. Males are vibrant red and have a black mask.


Spotted foraging at a forest edge.

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Brian38 3 weeks ago

Thank you, Neil.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 3 weeks ago

He's a handsome fellow. I like his 'hair'! Great spotting, Brian.

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Mission, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 14, 2020
Submitted on Dec 29, 2020

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