Male Pine Grosbeak Wrangell - St. Elias National Park, Alaska
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park
A male grosbeak stands proudly on a branch in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, its colorful feathers a stark contrast to the snowy landscape.
Grosbeaks are known for their large, conical beaks and distinctive song, making them a favorite among birdwatchers.
As winter sets in, this grosbeak seems undaunted by the cold, its bright feathers a sign of the beauty that can be found even in the bleakest of seasons.
A photo of a male Pine Grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator), perched on a small spruce tree in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska.
Pinicola enucleator. Photo © copyright by Carl Donohue.