Thursday, January 16, 2014

April Cardinals

Just a few photos of a couple of male Cardinals I photographed April 25 and April 26. This first one was in the tree just next to my apartment window:

I loved how he appears to be peering in at me. And who knows—maybe he was:

These photos were taken during the golden hour, making the red of the Cardinal appear even richer than usual:

Peering at me once again:

I liked how in this last shot you can see speckles at the ends of the black feathers under his beak; I'm presuming it's part of the changeover from winter plumage to summer, but if someone else knows better feel free to speak up:

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