Male and Female Northern Cardinals 6:28 PM

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© Andrea Petersen
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UploadedMarch 13, 2018
TakenMarch 11, 2018
MakeNikon
ModelCOOLPIX P900
Exposure1/20 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length116 mm
ISO200
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These two mates return in early evening to eat after all the other birds and squirrels have retired for the night...The Cardinals like their privacy. During the day the squirrels tend to monopolize the feeder. . It is interesting that they have their own ritual that differs from the other wild birds who prefer to eat in the day time but that's what sets them apart. If I had not been feeding them over the years I would not have known this, but you get to know the mannerisms of the species by studying their behavior when they come to the feeder and through them allowing me to shoot their pictures. That does not happen over night.

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  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (13 Mar 2018):

    Beautiful composition and tones!

  • Gail Haberman

    Gail Haberman   gave props (13 Mar 2018):

    Gosh, these are gorgeous birds. I wish I could see one in person, but am grateful to see them through your lens, Andrea!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (14 Mar 2018):

    great colors & compo!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (14 Mar 2018):

    Truly the most handsome of birds.. and like Gail, I am grateful to view them here, Andrea. A gorgeous capture!

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