Monday, January 12, 2015

Mr. and Mrs.

 
Male and female Northern Cardinals,
weathering the snowstorm in our cedar tree.
 


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45 comments:

Gemma Wiseman said...

Stunning capture of the radiant colour red on both birds. Gorgeous photos.

lina@women perspective said...

Cute Mr. and Mrs.
Great shots, Karen.

Sylvia K said...

Beautiful birds and superb captures -- as always, Karen!! Hope you have a good week!! Thanks for sharing these!!

Linda W. said...

Cardinals are so pretty! We don't have these birds in Oregon. Nice photos!

ladyfi said...

Just gorgeous!

Elephant's Child said...

Oh my. Oh my, oh my. There is a couple who I would LOVE to see.

Angie said...

Beautiful!

Andy said...

Who needs parrots when we have beautiful vividly coloured birds like this.

David Gascoigne said...

Cardinals look tropical somehow; therefore it sort of seems that they have a harder time than other species dealing with the cold weather!

eileeninmd said...

Gorgeous shots of the Mr & Mrs Cardinal. They look beautiful in the snow.. Have a happy day!

Breathtaking said...

Happy New Year Karen!:) They truely are beautiful birds. Really lovely shots of them in the snow.

Bethany Carson said...

Beautiful birds! I love their bright feathers.

TexWisGirl said...

sweet lovelies. she's got some great red eyeshadow. :)

Stuart Price said...

What an amazing bird to have in your garden, I envy you!

Karen S. said...

A lovely couple. They'll have beautiful children too!

Pamela Gordon said...

Gorgeous photos!

Muffie said...

Such cuties! Great photos!

Debbie said...

ohhh yes and yes!! they are so easy to love!!!!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Beautiful portraits of a beautiful couple! It is no wonder they are Christmas card Stars! Such beautiful color on cold and snowy days.

Bob Bushell said...

Fantastic images you have done.

Neil said...

Beautiful to see MR & Mrs.

DeniseinVA said...

So handsome, so pretty. Stunning photos Karen.

RedPat said...

Beautiful pics! They are both so puffed up!

Leora said...

What gorgeous cardinals!

Lea said...

Beautiful birds!

sm said...

beautiful shots

Nora said...

Oh I love these close ups of the cardinals, Mr. and Mrs.! Both beautiful.

Margaret Adamson said...

Two gorgeous shots of this beautiful bird

Susan said...

Fantastic shots Karen... I love those brilliant colours and their body shapes too. Really nice :D)

Carver said...

Fantastic shots of the cardinals.

Felicia said...

gorgeous birds.

Stephanie said...

Beautiful!

Les... said...

lovely pics, the contrast between their bright plumage and the stark snow is terrific, specially the male! well done *S*

Rambling Woods said...

Wow Karen. Really wonderful look at this pair. Michelle

Mary Cromer said...

They are so magnificent~

Carletta said...

They look so cold!
My favorite birds to see at my feeders.

Carletta said...

They look so cold!
My favorite birds to see at my feeders.

Marie said...

Wonderful shots!

Linda said...

They're beautiful! I posted cardinals too.

Dave said...

Cardinals and snow = perfect

Valerie said...

Spectacular shots Karen. Thank you for sharing.

EG CameraGirl said...

It's amazing how close they let you get!

Gunilla Bäck said...

What a lovely couple!

Hannah said...

That is an unusually colorful photo of a female cardinal, they both are so fluffy with the cold. I imagine they are looking forward to spring too!

maryaustria said...

Beautiful birds! These colors are amazing!