Thursday, June 14, 2007

What's Up Doc?

On the Saturday before school started I was lounging around in my backyard. Had a few visitors.

Daddy cardinal

Mama cardinal has a tasty bug for baby.

Baby cardinal

Damn, look at all this grass!

How could I resist: I'm in ur yard eatin ur gras.

Looks kinda like a kangaroo.

Aww, look, he thinks he's people!

This was almost the coolest picture EVER!

OK, these two photos aren't the greatest, but this little booger wouldn't cooperate. I was very excited though, because this is a painted bunting. I think they're the prettiest bird in the U.S. See a much better photo here. Or here.



Blogger Anna said...

I can't believe that bird lives in Texas! It's so colorful. Almost looks like a parrot. That shows you just how much I know about birds.

I grew up in Virginia - there are tons of cardinals there - and yet in the 15 years I lived there I never realized that girl cardinals aren't red. Or interesting-looking in the slightest. Huh.

6/14/2007 7:46 AM  
Blogger Queen of the Run-on Sentence said...

What are you Snow White and all the woodland creatures venture out to see you? Cool pics and I can only hope that you were clothed.

6/14/2007 9:22 AM  
Blogger hollibobolli said...

Oh - you bastid!! I think you posted cardinal pics just to taunt me. I still can't get a pic of the fat one in our backyard. Faith just pointed him out this morning, and as usual, he immediately took off.

I heart your raddit. I got the strangest raddit search. I hope it's still in my webstats!!

uh - it's not. but I think I'll be sending you today's sickos via email. not for public consumption!!

6/14/2007 11:06 AM  
Blogger paintergirl said...

he thinks he's he turns into vampire rabbit.
(Im outsides ur house rdy 2 pounce)
That baby cardinal is FAT. So sweet.

and that painted bunting is incredible. it looks like a south american bird. your very lucky.

6/14/2007 12:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You are very bird lucky!

6/14/2007 9:57 PM  
Blogger Barbara said...

Love the cardinal family!! Peter Cottontail is the bomb too!

6/15/2007 3:25 PM  
Blogger Deb R said...

Great pics!

I'm envious that you have painted buntings. Photos I've seen of them are so cool, but I've never seen one in person. We have some indigo buntings around here, but they're very subdued.

6/16/2007 11:02 PM  
Blogger acumamakiki said...

I freaking love Cardinals and I would love to see a baby one, sigh. I'm always running outside when I hear their cry, but never am able to capture them. Cool shots, especially rabbit foo foo.

6/17/2007 9:45 AM  
Blogger Tish said...

Great pics! I absolutely adore cardinals!

Hope you're doing well. :)

6/19/2007 4:25 PM  
Blogger Anne said...

your rabbit pics are great! so you aren't like my freaky neighbors who put out trays of lettuce and carrots are you?

6/19/2007 6:13 PM  
Blogger luzie said...

How sweet! I love the bunnies, it kinda reminds me of how we used to chase bunnies on a Danish island when we were kids.

6/21/2007 1:18 PM  
Blogger Rebecca said...

what a wasacally wabbit! and those great action bird diving shots, too!

6/27/2007 12:21 PM  

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