Hello, I love your pretty Cardinal photo. I do not live far from Annapolis, it is a pretty city. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, have a great weekend!
It's always nice to meet new blogging friends ! Thank you for the nice comment on my blog, Christine! I love that beautiful bird !!! Great photo !!Happy New Year !!
Great capture! Cardinals are so pretty!
We have them here in Toronto and they stay all winter so it is really beautiful to see them against the white snow!
I saw 3 a few years ago, but they were here for moments only, just passing by. People told me that couldn't have been what I saw, but I am certain. They must have been lost. Beautiful birds.
Beautiful cardinal surrounded with green leaves.
those of us that get them in the states almost take them for granted. when i hear from folks on the west coast or internationally that have never seen them, i realize how truly gorgeous they are. :)
Very pretty Christine. Just stopping by to wish you a very Happy New Year!
This is a wonderful shot!
Always a pretty red bird!
The Cardinal is a beautiful bird. I have only seen one on two occasions.They are scared in my part of the country as well.
Lovely! There are some hanging out in our backyard right now. (I can't get great shots with this camera from the 2nd floor window, but I took some anywho.)~
Lovely! I should look up and see what kind of birds are native to Ireland. Would be interesting to know.
it's a beautiful image, i love all the greenery!!! i had no idea you lived in Ireland....how did i not know that!!!
Lindo e bem apanhado.Um abraço e um bom 2016.
I'm not sure which makes me smile more--the fact that you live in Ireland or the fact that you were excited to see a cardinal. Since I get to see these red birds every day they're not that interesting to me. Well, except when they team up with blue jays and steal my dog's food. I can, however, sympathize with your excitement at seeing something new. On my recent trip across the US I saw a Magpie for the first time and was delighted. The natives assured me that I was crazy and that Magpie's are an unpleasant nuisance. :)
OH, I love it when I go through photos and find something I didn't I know was there!
so neat you got to see one then. Happy New Year Christine.
How wonderful Christine and such a pretty photo. Always fun to see new birds in other areas. Happy New Year :)
We are always very happy to see cardinals. They have such a beautiful and distinctive song! Thank you for sharing your sighting with us!
Some birds have a wide range of and others a small one. We don't have them around us in BC either, at least near our cabin. - Margy