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Pyrrhuloxia (male)
Cardinalis sinuatus


Size: 8.75 inches
Overall Color: gray
Occurrence: washes, town
Diet: seeds, cactus fruit, mesquite beans, insects
Nest: cup
Field Identification: heavy yellow rounded bill, red face, reddish neck and belly, red on tips of crest, prominent crest
Season: year-round

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: 82 Cardinalidae (cardinals)
Genus: Cardinalis
Species: sinuatus

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