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This male cardinal and his mate are regulars at “Randy’s All You Can Eat Buffet” My back yard in Hardin County, Texas, USA
Northern Cardinals, (Cardinalis cardinalis) are one of the most common visitors to our feeders here in Texas and throughout much of America.They are a mid-sized songbird of the passerine family, with a body length of 20–23 cm (7.9–9.1 in) and a wingspan of 25–31 cm (9.8–12 in).


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Thanks for stopping by to look at my work, I hope you enjoy it as much as I have enjoyed the trips afield. I live in Southeast Texas, where one does not have to travel far to enter a variety ecological zones including temparate forests, coastal marshes, savannahs, deserts and everything in between.Photographing the natural world around me is my passion and pleasure… Please,feel free to leave me a comment.
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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    BEAUTIFUL work…love the vibrant colors…nicely posed, and well documented Randy*

  • Thank you very much,Larry and thanks for the fave!

    – freevette

  • Dlouise
    Dlouiseover 2 years ago

    Great work,,love the colors Randy!!!

  • Thank you so much for your kindness!

    – freevette

  • lensbaby
    lensbabyover 2 years ago

    A truly beautiful capture! It’s amazing that you are able to get a clear shot. Birds usually move around so much and it’s hard to get them to pose like this!

  • Even when your set up for the shot it pays to be lucky! Thank you so much!

    – freevette

  • CanyonWind
    CanyonWindover 2 years ago

  • Thanks POPs

    – freevette

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 2 years ago

    28 May 2012 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • Thank you sir!

    – freevette

  • Jan Siemucha
    Jan Siemuchaover 2 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature !
    Beautiful bird & capture.

  • Thanks once again for your kindness,Jan

    – freevette

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 2 years ago

    Such strong colour mate…. and a super sharp capture. My favourite bird image !

    Click the banner to take you to the group. Your work is welcome here and please enjoy it.

  • Thank you so much, Derek, I am flattered!

    – freevette

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 2 years ago

    :-) Should that not be fluttered ?

  • Flattered- fluttered……birds of a feather……ha ha !

    – freevette

  • Hank Eder
    Hank Ederover 2 years ago

    Gorgeous capture!

  • Thanks so much,Hank!

    – freevette

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