21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Pyrrhuloxia Landing On Cactus

A pyrrhuloxia lands on top of a cactus in South Texas. *Editor's note, March 14, 2024: This bird was originally misidentified as a northern cardinal.*

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: No city., Texas, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS R5
Copyright: © Tom Torget
Photo of the Day: 03.13.24