Yes, in part... The bird sadly was dead when the photo was taken, after it flew into a window and broke it's neck. By making it something of a work of art, it was given 'new life'. A conceptual link to the legend of the phenix, not a direct attempt at rendering it.
The "resurgere" name was chosen for aiding this kind of resurrection, helping artists turning the dead and base [stock] into the timeless and alive [art].