15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Northern Cardinal is showing his dominance.

I had been waiting for hours for this type of shot. This photo shows a mature male Northern Cardinal taking his place in the outdoor world.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Livingston, Alabama, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Copyright: © Travis Truelove