Our Northern Cardinal

Did you read that and think “Our?”

Well, if you did, that wasn’t a typo.  It was because this little guy feels like he’s “ours” because he seems to have claimed us.  For the longest time he was downright ornery about being photographed.  He would prance and prance about until I went to get the camera, then he would fly… every. single. time.

Now, we have apparently successfully “bought” his tolerance with enough sunflower seed, that he now allows photos.  Either that, or he now realizes my camera is not some predator about to eat him.  😉

Regardless, he now allows me to take his photo without flying off, most of the time.

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See him eyeballing me, while I take his photo.  LOL

He has quite a bit of attitude.  He likes to come and fuss loudly at our window if there isn’t any seed.

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Cardinals in love

This pair of cardinals were so sweet.  The male kept going and getting sunflower seeds and feeding her.  It was really cute.

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He kept this up for probably 20 minutes or more.  It was fun to watch, but they weren’t fond of me photographing them through the window.  Especially the female.  Here she is looking at me like, “I see you up there.”

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Here he is looking down at her:

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Feeding her again:

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