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Northern Cardinal (male)

Cardinalis cardinalis

Description:

Cardinalis cardinalis is a mid-sized songbird with a body length of 21 centimeters (8.3 inches). It has a distinctive crest on the head and a mask on the face which is black in the male, pictured.

Habitat:

Urban park.


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8 Comments

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 5 years ago

Thanks Elsa!

Elsa
Elsa 5 years ago

Beautiful shot Neil! I have herp a challenge for you - what is this behaviour about? http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/200...

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 6 years ago

Thanks John! I guess people occasionally leave bird seed on these fence posts in Brooklyn's Prospect Park, which made it much easier for me to snap this pic. :)

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 6 years ago

Hey Noel - thanks!

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 6 years ago

Beautiful spot!

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 6 years ago

Thanks Yuko!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 6 years ago

Stunning!

NYC, New York, USA

Lat: 40.66, Long: -73.97

Spotted on Jan 21, 2013
Submitted on Jan 21, 2013

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