Cardinal

MID JANUARY BIRDS

The Carolina Wren is typically the earliest arriving “spring” bird. I almost never saw them, but I would hear their songs — louder than any bird so small should be able to sing — in early March. This year, it… Read More ›

CARDINALS IN THE SNOW

Given the temperatures and the dryness, it seems a good time to remember cold and snow and how beautiful the red Cardinals are against all that whiteness. I promise to never complain about the cold again!

PRIMARY COLORS

CMMC July Primary Colors Birds and flowers. I included yellow. It may not be an official primary color, but I think it’s primary. Is there anything bluer than a Bluebird? Or redder than rose? The blue of the water, the green… Read More ›

PRIMARY COLORS

CMMC July Primary Colors Birds and flowers. I included yellow. It may not be an official primary color, but I think it’s primary. Is there anything bluer than a Bluebird? Or redder than rose? The blue of the water, the green… Read More ›

PRETTY RED BIRD

Cardinals are always very pretty birds, both the girls and the boys, but of course the boys usually get all the attention. Male cardinals are really RED. Even their feet and beak are red — with just a black eye… Read More ›