Someone’s Been Eating a Lot of Fruit

A squinting white-winged dove, its faced caked with pulp and juice, perches on saguaro fruit atop the cactus beside the Jane Rau Trail in the Brown's Ranch area of McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale, Arizona in July 2019

This white-winged dove had been eating a lot of saguaro fruit as evidenced by the juice and pulp caking its face, but its chunky appearance is because the sleepy bird fluffed out its feathers while perched atop its cactus.

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