Monday, July 20, 2015

A rare guest at our house

After a foggy day the sun finally decided 
to show itself for a few hours.
We enjoyed sitting on the porch and look at the view.
For a quite a while we sat 
and listened to a flute-like song in the distance.
Suddenly there was a red flutter in our apple tree.
Behold - a Northern Cardinal was visiting us!

I have not been lucky with 
getting a good shot of these shy birds.
Within seconds it took off again.
So beautiful. 
What a treat!
Good to know that they are around.

Auntie's Summary

Nach einem nebligen Tag konnten wir am Nachmittag endlich die Sonne geniessen. Wir lauschten einem flötenähnlichen Vogelgesang.
Plötzlich huschte etwas rotes vorbei. 
Grosse Überraschung - ein Kardinal sass für einige
wenige Sekunden im Apfelbaum.
Glücklicherweise hatte ich die Kamera schussbereit. Es ist nicht leicht diese scheuen Vögel vor die Kamera zu bekommen.
Es klappt eher im Winter wenn man, hinter der Scheibe versteckt, das Vogelhäuschen beobachtet.


  1. We've been seeing birds that we don't normally have in our area lately. That Cardinal was a cutie!
    Be Safe and Enjoy!

    It's about time.

  2. He's beautiful! Lucky that you had your camera at hand. You got some great pictures! :)


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