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Winter Cardinal

Posted by
Ruthiebear (Titusville, NJ, United States) on 16 April 2014 in Animal & Insect.

I know the cold weather has passed, but I came across this bird shot and wanted to share it.
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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Cold period has not yet very far away. That bird is gorgeous. I like all birds. I'm silly that way.

16 Apr 2014 5:27am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A lovely Cardinal.

16 Apr 2014 5:30am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Glad you decided to share this one, his colour against the snow is beautiful

16 Apr 2014 6:08am

Diana from San Francisco, United States

Lovely shot, like this red bird.

16 Apr 2014 6:12am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

That is fantastic shot.

16 Apr 2014 7:01am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

beauty shot

16 Apr 2014 7:08am

Gerard1948 from Spain

Wonderful, it is very beautiful with its red color, the composition is superb. It should not find much to eat in the snow.
Have a nice day.

16 Apr 2014 7:11am

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Very beautiful. Wonderful.

16 Apr 2014 7:25am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Well seen and love the bird's splash of colour.

16 Apr 2014 7:47am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Such delicate artistic sweetness here . . that snowfall setting was a delight.

16 Apr 2014 7:49am

Wayra from Roma, Italy

Very lovely scene!

16 Apr 2014 7:50am

Marie-France from Angers, France

Quel splendide oiseau... magnifiquement capté...***** bonne journée Ruthie !

16 Apr 2014 7:51am

Martine Libouton from Genappe, Belgium


16 Apr 2014 7:58am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Delightful bird portrait, The colour palette is perfect

16 Apr 2014 9:17am

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

Magnifique au milieu des branchages.)

16 Apr 2014 10:12am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

A wonderful photo ! Very beautiful !

16 Apr 2014 11:39am

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

So cute ! Great capture of a little angel. Fantastic image. Have a nice day, Ruthie. :)

16 Apr 2014 11:57am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

a beautiful bird

16 Apr 2014 12:05pm

jean pierre from paris, France

joli ce bel oiseau sur la neige!! amitiés

16 Apr 2014 12:09pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautifully framed amidst the branches Ruthie! Unfortunately winter has not left for all of us! We had snow again last night and temperatures this morning are at -8C! ;-))

16 Apr 2014 12:45pm

@Eric Cousineau: We had very cold temps last night and today also! I had to scrape ice off the car!

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Beautiful bird. Nice photo of it.

16 Apr 2014 12:49pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful capture. The contrast of the beautiful red of a cardinal and the white of the snow is so fantastic.

16 Apr 2014 12:58pm

Don from Spokane, United States

I like the contrast of the red bird with the snowy background. I'm glad you posted it.

16 Apr 2014 2:47pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Beautiful catch in Winter scene...nice framing !

16 Apr 2014 3:16pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Beautifully perched...lovely crisscross of twigs and lovely snowy background!! Love this Ruthie:))))))))))))))))))))))

16 Apr 2014 3:23pm

ursulakatariina from Uusikaupunki, Finland

Wonderful colours!

16 Apr 2014 3:44pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

wow that's such a treat of a spot and wonderful photograph! Well done Ruthie :)

16 Apr 2014 4:10pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Beautiful shot !! Love how you captured the cardinal as well.

16 Apr 2014 5:14pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Even though he is brightly colored it is hard to see him in the winter.

16 Apr 2014 5:16pm

ripple from Nottingham, United Kingdom

great one :)

16 Apr 2014 7:32pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

The red bird will never be able to camouflage itself in all that snow. Beautiful capture.

16 Apr 2014 7:55pm

Patrick M. from Lille, France

A small cardinal all shy! beautiful dress

16 Apr 2014 8:21pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

The light is beautiful! Lovely image of the cardinal in the trees. It got cold again!

16 Apr 2014 8:56pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

fabulous shot of this beautiful bird, ruthiebear! :-))

16 Apr 2014 9:30pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful colors & lighting!
Lovely !!!!

16 Apr 2014 9:50pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A great find that stands out beautifully against the white snow!!

17 Apr 2014 12:30am

RBL from Oxford, United States

Lovely capture and festive colors; we had wet snow last night -- pretty incredible and unwanted :)

17 Apr 2014 12:32am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Hiding fro the photographer! Nice one.

17 Apr 2014 1:47am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel oiseau rouge dans ces branches quelle vue sueprbe compo

17 Apr 2014 2:59am

Ramu Sangabathula from Jersey City, United States

very colorful..., and the view point looking through the branches is excellent..., nice shot...

17 Apr 2014 3:36am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is a gorgeous bird. Very nicely shot.

17 Apr 2014 4:12am

Nelida De La Fuente from Tres Arroyos, Argentina

Maravillosa imagen, de esta hermosa ave
en la genial ambientación, de ramas y nieve.
Linda iluminación y colores. ***** Saludos.

17 Apr 2014 4:26am

Pascale MD from MONTPELLIER, France

Un oiseau que je n'ai pas la chance de croiser dans mes contrées et il mes magnifique.
Bonne journée

17 Apr 2014 4:37am

L'angevine from Angers, France

je l'ai bien vu grâce à sa couleur

17 Apr 2014 7:26am

Sam from Chennai, India

A beautiful bird and a fine capture. Great find. :)

17 Apr 2014 6:07pm