Saturday, February 15, 2014

Variety Pack

 
sharing with... I'D RATHER B BIRDIN'  and  SUNLIT SUNDAY
 Female Cardinal

sharing with...PET PRIDE 
This is my pet Australian Bearded Dragon, Tucker.
 
He is almost 14 years old, and I think he is quite handsome!

 
sharing with... CAMERA CRITTERS  and SATURDAY'S CRITTERS
Black and grey squirrel mix
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Beep (my granddaughter) is joining in this meme this week.
She's thrilled when people drop in to Beep's Blog (Click here)


77 comments:

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Oh be still my heart!!! What an extraordinary photo of the lady cardinal!!! I am in total awe.

All the other critters are cute [can't say that about the dragon...but if you think it's handsome, okay then, it's handsome]

Hootin' Anni
and
Anni @ I'd Rather B Birdin'

Willow said...

These are so SUPER !!
Love your bearded dragon ~ they have so much character don't they !

Pamela Gordon said...

Wonderful photos. Tucker has been around for a long while.

Linda aka Crafty Gardener said...

Gorgeous female cardinal photo. Off to visit your granddaughter's blog.

TexWisGirl said...

love all of these! always enjoy your squirrel friends - nice to meet your handsome dragon fellow!

Terri @ Backward B Ranch said...

Well...he does have a handsome smile! I have got to get a feeder to put outside my window...maybe then I could capture a better close up! That's a great shot of the cardinal!

eileeninmd said...

Karen, these are all awesome shots! I love the pretty Cardinal and the cute snow covered squirrel. Your Bearded Dragon Tucker is handsome. Thank you for linking up to Saturday's Critters, have a happy weekend!

Rajesh said...

Very cute images.

Indrani said...

Delightful captures particularly the last one. :)

Sylvia K said...

You do get the most beautiful and incredible detail in all of your photos, Karen, just blows me away!! These are awesome, as always!! Tucker is a handsome lad indeed! And, of course, Mr. Squirrel!! Have a great weekend!

DeniseinVA said...

I have enjoyed all these great photos, the Cardinal, bright eyed beauty, cute little squirrel and your bearded dragon. He is a handsome dragon and loved the close-up.

Muffie said...

Beautiful critter pix! The lady at the top should visit Debbie's little dapper Mr.!

richard said...

that dragon, cute maybe, but handsome? really?

Gunilla Bäck said...

Wonderful photos! I think that Tucker is very handsome!

Gail Dixon said...

Lovely cardinal portrait. Sweet shots of the bearded dragon. Such an interesting creature.

Jocee said...

Wonderful shots, love Tucker - he is indeed a handsome fellow.

Debbie said...

I have never seen tucker before, he is quite "interesting"!!! It looks like he is waving to us!!

Pretty girl and handsome squirrel!! Have a wonderful weekend and don't eat too much bread ;)

Christian Weiß said...

Wonderful photo, a beautiful reptile and poor squirrel, looks like coming out of a freezer.

carol l mckenna said...

Beautiful captures ~ love the female cardinal and the squirrel in snow ~ thanks,

artmusedog and carol
www.acreativeharbor.com

Elephant's Child said...

Wonderful shots. And I agree with you about Tucker. A friend just acquired one, and she loves him with a passion.

Ela said...

Female Cardinal and grey squirrel are beautiful :)
Have a nice Sunday !

Adam Jones said...

I always like the Cardinal, but that squirrel is very cute. Nice shots.

DIMI said...

Wonderful photos the Cardinal and the squirrel !!Both are so preety and cute!!
Dimi...

Rose said...

That cardinal shot is wonderful! Such a pretty lady!

RedPat said...

That squirrel looks like it has been making snow squirrels! ;-)

Madge Bloom said...

My daughter had some reptiles as pets... I never did warm up to them... the snowy shot of the squirrel is so sweet! I feed the wild birds/squirrels here around my house too... Thank you for coming by sharing your creative photography on the Weekly Top Shot, #122!

HansHB said...

So beautiful photos. A lovely bird!

Laura said...

LOVE your dragon… beautiful textures and colors. Thanks for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro Karen.

Lisa Gordon said...

These are stunning photographs, Karen. I just love Tucker!!!

Robyn Goddard said...

Karen,
The female cardinal is gorgeous!
I like all the detail you captured of the black and grey squirrel. Look at all the snowflakes is his fur.

Linda W. said...

That's one unusual pet! He does have a cute face.

SquirrelQueen said...

Your squirrel looks the way ours did last week, snow covered but still eating. I love Tucker!

Pat said...

That's a great shot of Tucker! Love all these photos.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I love your dragon! He is a handsome guy! Thanks for introducing him...

Rambling Woods said...

Aw... I love Tucker

Connie Smiley said...

Love that snowy squirrel, and your beautiful cardinal.

magiceye said...

Heya Tucker how are you doing?!!

Bozo

EG CameraGirl said...

Tucker is 14? WOW!

Stephanie said...

Wow on the Bearded Dragon, the cardinal and the squirrel shots.

Me said...

Excellent photos. Love the snowy squirrel, the Cardinal is beautiful and the lizard, Tucker the magnificent!

Bob Bushell said...

Absolutely stunning, you have a real sense when it all counts.

Poppy said...

In love with Ms. Cardinal and Mr. Squirrel!! ADORABLE!

Have a lovely week, Karen.

Poppy

Annemor said...

Tucker is a handsome fellow.
Like him.
Have a nice day.
Mormor

http://www.starbear.no/mormor/2014/02/16/i-heart-macro-week-40/

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

Great capture of the female cardinal!

deb @ frugal little bungalow said...

FUN !!! and what wonderful captures!

Les... said...

brilliant pics as always!!
that cardinal is exquisite hey? *S*

Love dear old Tucker, what a sweetie he really is. He has got a bit if Garfield about him I reckon *LOL*

That fluffy snow squirrel pic is a beauty, looks like he is exploding! *S*

Tomoko said...

Wow, love to see your gorgeous animals!
Black and grey squirrel mix is my favorite.

Deb said...

What a beautiful cardinal capture. Deb

My Little Home and Garden said...

Tucker has a very striking face and knew how to pose for his close-up! What a guy.

The cardinal and snowy squirrel are incredible shots; the lighting in the first photo is stunning. You do such beautiful work with your camera.

Karen

Brian King said...

What a gorgeous shot of the cardinal! The squirrel is awesome! Love the snowflakes on him! I've never had reptiles, but your dragon is quite handsome.

NatureFootstep said...

my favorite is the snowy squirrel. :)

Ruth Kelly said...

Your photo of the squirrel is amazing!

Cathy Keller said...

Isn't Ms. Cardinal beautiful!!! And the sight of the squirrel makes me shiver! Wonderful photos!!!

Mama Zen said...

Beautiful Beardie!

Carletta said...

A BEAUTIFUL shot of Ms. Cardinal basking in the sunlight!!!
You have your own dragon. :) Tucker is quite handsome.
The squirrel shot is absolutely priceless.

Christa atCedarmereFarm said...

Karen, your pictures are amazing. I looked through your other projects also, and the photos there are gorgeous too! I like all the photos on this post, but I like the squirrel the best. He made me laugh! Good job. I am going to follow you. Christa

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

I love Tucker best!!!
Cottage Country Ontario , ON, Canada!

Blackberry Lane said...

Wow, Karen! Exceptional photos.

Kathie said...

Oh my - I love that cardinal. I'm hoping that one will come to my feeder sometime. They've been seen around the Island but they're rare.

Loredana Donovan said...

Great captures! Really cool critters! :)

Wayne (Woody), whatever said...

Just yesterday, I built a new birdfeeder specifically to attract Cardinals. It worked great for squirrels, no Cardinals yet, thank for the nice closeup, she's beautiful.

Lorrie said...

The cardinal shot is stunning. Such a pretty bird. And the squirrel's tale with the bits of snow/ice on the tips of his fur is quite something. Great photos.

Cindy said...

I am Wowed! Tucker is pretty good for a 14 year old, glad I am looking at an image,lol, he must be an amazing pet. I love watching the cardinals at this time of year.

aspiritofsimplicity said...

brilliant cardinal capture!!

MTWaggin said...

The squirrel is my favorite. Nice job.

Gattina said...

Excellent photos, and what expression they have, so funny !

Leovi said...

Beautiful pictures of animals, all wonderful!

Stewart M said...

Nice snowy squirrel!

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

Wandering Wren said...

Hi it's Australia calling, oh you already have Australia there!! Your Aussie fella is the star of the show, amongst tough competition! I popped over to Beep as well :)
Wren x

Icy BC said...

Love love your shot of the female cardinal, and all your critters!

Gordon said...

I think Tucker is handsome to, 14 seems a good age, how long can they live for.?
All the best Gordon.

Ida said...

Tucker is handsome. I love lizards, they are so fascinating.
Pretty cardinal and a wonderful snowy shot of the squirrel.

Chel @ Sweetbriar Dreams said...

Tucker is a little beauty! So photogenic. The squirrel shows the effects of winter so beautifully, I can feel how cold he must be feeling xx

bettyl-NZ said...

Those are some exceptional shots! Love the squirrel a lot.

Mary said...

Such gorgeous shots! I love the last one! This squirrel covered whith snow is so cute!

Linda said...

What great little critters! Your dragon has an interesting face.

Huldra said...

Stunning pictures! I really love your Tucker :)