Wild Bird Wednesday #206

Wild Bird Wednesday–Northern Cardinal

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The neutral-colored beak is one way to identify a juvenile Northern Cardinal. As it matures, the beak will change color, as will the feathers.

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Juvenile

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Adult, female

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20 thoughts on “Wild Bird Wednesday #206

    • Thank you, Margaret. Yes, we usually go for the more colorful among them to share. But this one posed so nicely, it was time to showcase a juvenile. 😀

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  1. Bright red daddy, modestly attired mommy, and little one, a matching ensemble. Cardinals are one of my favorite birds. Great photos of mother and offspring. Blessings to you, Patti…

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