Real snow was coming down as this cardinal landed on a tree in the backyard outside my window. At first his head was bowed against the sleet, but suddenly, just for a moment, he raised his head to take a look around.
Cardinals, which make up the family Cardinalidae, are passerine birds found in North and South America.
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS,Canon Zoom Lens 50x IS, 4.3-215.0mm 1:3.4-6.5 USM.
Edited in Corel Paint Shop Pro. Extra snow added.
Location: southeastern Connecticut (USA).
Dedicated to the creatures who brave the cold and cheer our winter days.
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