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Friday, January 27, 2012

The Weekend in Black and White: A monochrome morning


The first shot is for the weekend in black and white and the second shows it wasn't as monochrome of a morning as I thought.
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I was surprised when I zoomed in that several of the birds in the tree above were male cardinals wearing their red finery.
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Click for the home of the weekend in black and white.

16 comments:

Dragonstar said...

Cardinals always seem exotic to me, as if they belong in a tropical climate :)

kurda deva said...

This is the 3rd tree post I've been up to, including mine. :D beautiful visitors on your trees.

Birgitta said...

Very nice photos!

Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

That's so nice to be surprised when checking the photos in the pc :)
I love it :)

Rambling Woods said...

Lovely and then with Mr. Cardinal...hope he has a mate for springtime...

Genie said...

WOW!!! You had a little surprise package waiting for you. Know you were tickled. Thanks for all of your encouraging words about my blog. I appreciate it so much. genie

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Very nice, very cold and wintery, and a nice splash of color with the cardinals.

Horsoon said...

What a sight! That's a large 'naked' tree. And you sure know a lot about birds :)

lina@home sweet home said...

A nice surprise, right?
Awesome naked tree!

RAV OG KRAT said...

Nice pictures of a winter landscape ;-)

Cezar and Léia said...

Its red really highlights! Great shots!
God bless you!
Cezar

Gillian Olson said...

Love that cardinal, great capture.

Julie said...

Ah .. the selection for this meme this week, indicates to me that the Northern Hemisphere is deep in the heart of winter. I do love the Cardinal. It is a bird that we do not have at all in Australia. Instead we have a magical array of parrots.

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Indrani said...

Great shots for the meme.

Lara @ Uproad said...

sometimes the photos we take reveal stunning details at a closer look :)

Sallie (FullTime-Life.com said...

How fun to catch the beautiful cardinals in the bare tree -- like a bright red present on a gray day! Because they don't live "out west" cardinals still seem exotic to us. I love to catch sight of them.

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