Capturing The Moment — Phainopepla Revisited   2 comments

Bear Canyon 2013 A Male Phainopepla — Images by kenne

A black cardinal,

At first glance; the desert prince,

Phainopepla.

kenne

Bear Canyon 2013The Phainopepla is a common bird in the Sabino Canyon Winter.

2 responses to “Capturing The Moment — Phainopepla Revisited

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  1. With a name like that, does it have any nicknames easier to pronounce?

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    • When I was new to southern Arizona, I thought, “I’ll never remember the name, let alone how to pronounce it.” Now, it just rolls off my tongue — no nick-name that I’m aware of.

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