King Cardinal

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    Male Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis). America's most popular songbird, honored as the state bird in seven different states.

    The cardinal benefits from park-like urban habitats and the presence of bird feeders. This one is taking advantage of some seeds spread by some kind soul in the Rocky River Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks.

    Thank you everyone for your nice comments on my cardinal. :) This is one of my favorite shots, ever, even though as usual my Raynaud's inflicted fingers didn't want to cooperate. :)

    ...-Wink-..., jdcow, karma (Karen), and 62 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. newfoundlander61 75 months ago | reply

      Congratulations!
      Seen in: "Winged Wonders - Elite" (Invite only) post 1, comment 2
      You deserve another "Winged Wonders - Elite" award!

    2. ScottSmith14227 [deleted] 75 months ago | reply


      You are definitely a Bird Watcher!
      Pls tag your photo "Bird Watcher"

    3. ShastaLC 75 months ago | reply


      You are definitely a Bird Watcher!
      Pls tag your photo "Bird Watcher"

    4. Okie Bill 75 months ago | reply

      Wow I can't get enough of these


      You are definitely a Bird Watcher!
      Pls tag your photo "Bird Watcher"

    5. mimicapecod 75 months ago | reply

      Beautiful...


      You are definitely a Bird Watcher!
      Please add this photo to www.flickr.com/groups/birdwatching/
      and tag your photo "Bird Watcher"

    6. Ed Schneider 75 months ago | reply

      Lovely light here...great job!

      You are definitely a Bird Watcher!
      Please add this photo to www.flickr.com/groups/birdwatching/
      and tag your photo "Bird Watcher"

    7. Lori~~ 75 months ago | reply

      Excellent Capture!


      You are definitely a Bird Watcher!
      Pls tag your photo "Bird Watcher"

    8. Tom Arbour 75 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Ohio Nature Photographers, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    9. sklachkov 75 months ago | reply

      Just beautiful!

    10. O-(-.-Q) mrcardinal (-O -.-)-O 73 months ago | reply

      That is brilliant! I ♥ Cardinals!

      I am after all... an Arizona Cardinals fan. haha NFL..

    11. Kuzeytac 72 months ago | reply

      We will be very happy if you add this to our group.
      Cold and Hungry
      Please don't forget to tag the spiecies.
      You can easily identify it by looking on the groups Main Page.
      We have put the tag name for each specie.

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      Found in a search. ( ?² )

    12. Alonso Quevedo Gil / Fundación ProAves 69 months ago | reply

      wow!! Amazing photo, Excellent Capture!

    13. EC *will come back soon* [deleted] 69 months ago | reply

      Love this one, reminds me of Cardinalia "Cardy" Cavallier XD

    14. Rooted Nomad 63 months ago | reply

      Great shot! I used it at: www.sherylobryan.com/waiting-for-the-red-bird/ and gave you credit for it. Thanks!

    15. bjholwer16 61 months ago | reply

      567 posts later... I don't think there's any comment I can make that hasn't said about how incredible this photo is... so I guess I just tell you I think it's amazing and leave it at that...

    16. Bar-None John Rambo 53 months ago | reply

      Gorgeous blood red color..cardinals are one of my favorite birds found throughout North America.

    17. KAM918 45 months ago | reply

      Incredible!

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