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Barbie D.

Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, USA


This unfortunate Northern cardinal male was stuck raising a cowbird in second brood of the season. Seen here obliviously feeding the brown-headed cowbird juvenile on my deck! August 2020

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Cardinal Raising Cowbird!

Northern cardinal male feeding a brown-headed cowbird juvenile, oblivious to cowbird’s practice of nest parasitism!

One reply on “Cardinal raising cowbird!”

Texas Bird Family says:

I have a male cardinal who has a baby cowbird along with 3 baby cardinals

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