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Winter Coat-Female Cardinal

Such a beautiful Bird. A wonderful Song, Strong Wintering abilities.The Female Cardinal is a treat to get into the viewfinder.Now with Five months of deep snow ...
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Such a beautiful Bird. A wonderful Song, Strong Wintering abilities.The Female Cardinal is a treat to get into the viewfinder.Now with Five months of deep snow and lack of Foodsource--They head deeper into the Canopy of Trees.

searching for Mostly seeds, insects, berries. Diet is quite varied. Feeds on many insects, beetles, true bugs, grasshoppers, caterpillars, ants, flies, and many others, also spiders, centipedes, and snails. Most of diet is vegetable matter, including seeds of weeds and grasses, waste grain, leaf buds, flowers, and many berries and wild fruits. Young are fed mostly insects.
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cmlppphotos
 
cmlppphotos December 02, 2016
Beautiful coloring!
Zilyram
 
Zilyram December 04, 2016
Love the way the light is highlighting the color of the beautiful bird. :)
ezjones4444
 
ezjones4444 December 05, 2016
Such a beautiful bird! Great shot Doug!
RavenHawk58
 
RavenHawk58 December 06, 2016
Such clear detail of the bird. Excellent shot Doug
martyconey
 
martyconey December 12, 2016
Stunning crisp detail
trainwoman PRO+
 
trainwoman December 15, 2016
This is perfect in every detail.....beautiful
Capture-Life
 
Capture-Life December 15, 2016
And there she is ! The female that goes with the male just before this post !! LOVE them !!! :):)
chuckrickman Premium
 
chuckrickman December 16, 2016
Magnificent capture.
KMallus PRO
 
KMallus December 18, 2016
Really beautiful color and detail!
sweetpea72 PRO
 
sweetpea72 December 20, 2016
Beautiful! シ
JVendetti
 
JVendetti December 20, 2016
A Winner!!! Love this one!
A_B_digital PRO
 
A_B_digital December 22, 2016
A fantastic capture, Doug, with incredible detail in her plumage. Y'know, you could publish a book of your bird photographs, along with your descriptions, as a guide to would-be twitchers (that's what we call bird-watchers in the UK).
nina050 PRO+
 
nina050 January 02, 2017
Wow....I have NEVER seen them this color!
deborahconrad
 
deborahconrad January 02, 2017
Love the focus on the Bird. Great artistic shot.
DorisSeybold
 
DorisSeybold January 05, 2017
love this little birdie!!
ChelseaLaneCreations PRO
 
ChelseaLaneCreations January 07, 2017
Amazing shot...voted
Burkholder
 
Burkholder January 17, 2017
Wow! Beautiful color, Great detail, & wonderful lighting!
mihrt PRO+
 
mihrt February 02, 2017
what a beautiful 'lady'!!! her winter coat is so lovely!
pennybrown_6679
 
pennybrown_6679 February 22, 2017
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique. Let's get better together!
kathyk_abq
 
kathyk_abq March 11, 2017
Wonderful light on this cardinal - love this!

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