Trying to help the songbirds get through a (what I hope is the last) late winter snowfall by generously scattering seed.
Tag: Cardinalis cardinalis
This female Northern Cardinal blends in very well; only her beak betrays her presence.
Even though the light makes its colour hard to distinguish, the profile clearly distinguishes this bird: It is a Northern Cardinal.
Life goes on.
It seems that Everyone Has An Opinion about current affairs and how they are being handled, mishandled, what have you.
In this concerning, confusing time, life goes on. I will continue to record and share pieces, fragments, of the world around me. My continued intent is to create a calm and reflective place.
This Northern Cardinal is an infrequent visitor to my feeder at work. It was good to see him today!
A Northern Cardinal hunts for tidbits.
It’s hard times to be a songbird in our part of the world. While our normal high temperature is around freezing we have not been above -5C for 13 days now. We have filled all four feeders at least once daily during this time, often twice daily. I have not yet been able to take a good photo of any of our many visitors; here is a photo I took years ago of a Northern Cardinal after an early April snowstorm.
A juvenile Northern Cardinal gleans uneaten seeds from the ground under a bird feeder.
A Northern Cardinal and female House Finch share space at the dinner table.