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Northern Cardinal ~ Rotkardinal ~ Cardinalis cardinalis
This bird was singing and posing nicely between thorns at Sabino Canyon near Tucson in Arizona, a recommended birding spot.
2014 © Jesse Alveo
@ iamwhatonearth: Generally they do, but this guy was a little excited and courtship dancing plus I think horizontally these thorns must be even more OUCH. ;-)

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Northern Cardinal ~ Rotkardinal ~ Cardinalis cardinalis

This bird was singing and posing nicely between thorns at Sabino Canyon near Tucson in Arizona, a recommended birding spot.

2014 © Jesse Alveo

@ iamwhatonearth: Generally they do, but this guy was a little excited and courtship dancing plus I think horizontally these thorns must be even more OUCH. ;-)