Name this Bird Species

Photo: Dmitry Mozzherin, Flickr Creative Commons

This picture was taken in back in late 2006 in Arizona. Do you know what it is? Hint: One of these guys appeared on an Audubon magazine cover during the past year.

Species: Pyrrhuloxia (Cardinalis sinuatus)

Thanks to everyone for their guesses! A quiz about these birds coming soon...