The Suitors

By taggart  
The Suitors

Northern Cardinal
Cardinalis cardinalis, male
8-9 " (20-22.5 cm)

Yesterday's female cardinal had some males keeping watch.

Tags: Wildlife Usa Birds General Male Close-up and macro Cardinal Pennsylvania Wildlife and nature

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Comments


smw999 10 10 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2007 12:35AM
Fantastic shot!! I love this one, well done!!

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piccy 11 8 Wales
29 Dec 2007 12:41AM
He does fill the frame nicely - super looking birds.
freda
BeiK 11 7 Scotland
29 Dec 2007 12:43AM
You should make Christmas cards from this for next year!
Bitte
dawnmichelle 10 12 United States
29 Dec 2007 12:48AM
wonderful shot Jennnn.
Bob_V 10 1 2 United States
29 Dec 2007 1:08AM
Superb shot Jen, lovely colours and detail.
Bob
Brilane 11 5 12 Wales
29 Dec 2007 1:28AM
Nicely taken hen, Jennn, :o)
Brian
skoffs 11 3 United States
29 Dec 2007 1:30AM
He's a beaut Jenn. Great color.
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
29 Dec 2007 2:40AM
Absolutely stunning Jenn - love the other one tucked in behind.
Anne
TyChee 12 275 1 United States
29 Dec 2007 3:59AM
Awesome shot Jenn! Love the lighting.
Ty
NevP 12 853 13 Canada
29 Dec 2007 5:45AM
Beautiful with a great presentation, a real winner for me.
29 Dec 2007 7:00AM
Excellent shot Jenn they are a beautiful bird well done.

Dougie
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
29 Dec 2007 7:12AM
What a superb colour they are, and what a superb capture, Jenn, beautiful. Carol
chrissd 11 304 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2007 8:21AM
cracking shot Jenn, such lovely colours
chris
ChristineL 12 39 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2007 8:25AM
beautiful colours and clarity,
Chris.
DolphinLady 11 54 1 Wales
29 Dec 2007 8:37AM
This is stunning Jennn.
What a fantastic colour he is.
No wonder the lady is interested.
Hilary
chase Plus
12 1.1k 246 England
29 Dec 2007 8:41AM
Such a pretty bird,could you send a couple over..lol
Janet
imagio 11 12 1 England
29 Dec 2007 8:55AM
Lovely color Jennn,

Bernie
29 Dec 2007 9:14AM
Beautiful image Jenn, nice detail,
Fred.
GalleryGirl 10 4 2 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2007 9:43AM
The one has the Wow factor! Superb and pin sharp!
Marilyn x
Paul_cats 11 61 22 Scotland
29 Dec 2007 9:43AM
Womderful colour and super detail.
Paul
KBan 12 501 4 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2007 9:48AM
a cracker Jennn
All the best
keith
riprap007 13 1.6k 37 England
29 Dec 2007 10:03AM
another excellent addition, the 80-400 looks a great choice
bayleaf 10 8 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2007 10:13AM
Ahh Jennnn. That is such a beautiful shot..

Wonderful Smile

John.
NeilM 11 England
29 Dec 2007 10:25AM
beautifully captured Jennn.

Neil
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
29 Dec 2007 11:06AM
Lovely light and colour Jennn.Terrific shot.
Tom.
Bodiewil 10 46 Wales
29 Dec 2007 11:15AM
Another superb image Jenn so really well captured

Dave
Cormy 10 3 England
29 Dec 2007 12:30PM
Tremendous shot
Cheers
Alan
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
29 Dec 2007 1:01PM
The richness of the colors in this is incredible. What a beautiful image. Do you ever try to have these published? If not, you should.
plugin 13 1 Canada
29 Dec 2007 1:28PM
Great colours.. and a pair of them also!
Jim
Maiwand 10 3 73 England
29 Dec 2007 1:42PM
Lovely lovely shot of these colourful birds. Another great shot Jenn.
Best Wishes for 2008.
Ron
29 Dec 2007 4:09PM
Stunning dof and detail

Graeme
PLCimagery 11 77 1 England
29 Dec 2007 5:14PM
Beautiful shot of a beautiful bird

Pete
exposure Plus
13 5.2k England
29 Dec 2007 5:21PM
Another beautiful image lovely detail and catchlight and a lovely composition.
Pauline.
franfoto 10 2 32 England
29 Dec 2007 5:30PM
This one jumped right off the page when I opened my favourites. Love your exotic bird shots.
Regards.
Fran
29 Dec 2007 5:33PM
It's all been said, brilliant again.
PS have you got the method forthe 'Orton'
method ? If not I could email it to you.
Regards
Geoff.
proz 13 205 United States
29 Dec 2007 5:51PM
holy smokes Jenn, I think this is your finest. Amazing quality!
chensuriashi Plus
11 270 17 England
29 Dec 2007 5:51PM
Topshot well presented too, Chen.
fentiger 16 916 24 England
29 Dec 2007 5:54PM
The quality of your photography is outstanding jennnnn. This is superb.

Albert
Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
29 Dec 2007 7:43PM
This is so good !

Rock
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
29 Dec 2007 8:15PM
A splendid shot of this colourful male cardinal, the detail and clarity are excellent. It looks like you've got another one in the background too
elcid 13 150 England
29 Dec 2007 9:35PM
Don't think I could get a shot like this, even if it was stuffed and mounted, great stuff Jenn. And I wish you and yours all the very best for 2008.

Bill.
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2007 10:24PM
After yesterday's beauty I knew he can't be far away, and as it seems, he was not alone!
Lovely shot again,
Johanna
30 Dec 2007 2:04AM
This is very impressive, Jennifer, and one to be proud of.

Eric
Beautiful colours and detail, Jennnnnnnn, as usual you've brought out the Beauty in this bird!

Cheers and Happy New Year,
Suz x
Hop-A-Long 10 52 1 England
30 Dec 2007 10:01AM
Excellent colour and detail. Beautiful capture.
Andy
Possum 11 148 England
30 Dec 2007 10:26AM
Wonderful detail, colour and DoF; aren't they just beautiful birds? Smile
Allie
GillyB Plus
12 317 8 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2007 7:35PM
Love the light and glorious colour jennnn.

gill
helenlinda Plus
10 344 22 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2008 10:23PM
What fantastic colour!
Wonderful shot Jenn
HNY
Helen
LisaRose 11 172 4 United States
2 Jan 2008 7:30AM
This is really a super shot Jenn, great job.

Lisa
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
4 Jan 2008 7:55AM
WOW...

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