I don’t know too many birds that are fire engine red, but the male Northern cardinal really fits that description. He is an attention getter in the garden, that’s for sure. (Taken in southern Louisiana, USA)

Nikon D300 with Nikkor 500mm lens; f/8; 1/80s; Aperture Priority, ISO 200


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  • Renee Blake
    Renee Blakeover 1 year ago

    This is stunning Bonnie ~what a handsome lad he is !!

  • Thanks so much, Renee!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 1 year ago


  • Thank you, Lorilee! Aren’t we blessed to have these bright birds as neighbors!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 1 year ago

    1 March 2013 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • Thanks a million!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

  • Wayne Wood
    Wayne Woodover 1 year ago

    Awesome work, congrats on your feature.

  • Wonderful news, Wayne! THANKS!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

  • Sue Ratcliffe
    Sue Ratcliffeover 1 year ago

    Congratulations! Featured March 02 2013. Great image!!!!

  • Thank you, Sue! I am very happy to hear this!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

  • Jacqueline van Zetten
    Jacqueline van...over 1 year ago

    BEAUTIful! ♥ Congratulations on your feature! Jackie:)

  • Thank you, Jackie!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

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