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Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

Beautiful bird with distinctive call. The males are bright red, the females a more subdued reddish brown. 33 more words



she was a songbird
in all her might
she sang of
an early morning
the warmth
upon her wings
as the dawn
blurred into

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A House Sparrow cocks it head and looks up.

Sunrise Beauty

“Sunrise Beauty” is the third and final color study of cardinals. I’ve always loved cardinals, and living in North Dallas, Texas I feel blessed to have several cardinals visit the bird feeder daily. 54 more words


Bird in a Gilded Cage

I finally found time to take good photos of my most recent painting. It will be on display at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center in a couple of weeks for their annual… 10 more words

Frances Byrd

Flying Lessons

“Flying Lessons” is the second of three paintings in my cardinal color studies. This painting portrays a female teaching a juvenile female the intricacies of flight. 20 more words


Nesospingus speculiferus

By Mike’s Birds, CC BY-SA 2.0

Etymology: Island Finch

First Described By: Sclater, 1885

Classification: Dinosauromorpha, Dinosauriformes, Dracohors, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Eusaurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Averostra, Tetanurae, Orionides, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoromorpha, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Pennaraptora, Paraves, Eumaniraptora, Averaptora, Avialae, Euavialae, Avebrevicauda, Pygostaylia, Ornithothoraces, Euornithes, Ornithuromorpha, Ornithurae, Neornithes, Neognathae, Neoaves, Inopinaves, Telluraves, Australaves, Eufalconimorphae, Psittacopasserae, Passeriformes, Eupasseres, Passeri, Euoscines, Passerides, Core Passerides, Passerida, Passerid Clade, Nesospingidae… 528 more words