The view from my perch on the mountain

Northern Cardinal

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) Shot from the front porch (range approx. 25 yards), hand held using a a Canon T3 mounted with a Sigma 150-500MM Optically Stabilized lens.






11 responses

  1. Beautiful!

    May 19, 2012 at 6:26 PM

  2. Wow that’s a red bird and you ain’t foolin’ nobody with that Cardinalis stuff! Good shots Chip.

    May 19, 2012 at 7:37 PM

  3. Really pretty Cardinals. Mom and I enjoy seeing your photos.

    May 19, 2012 at 8:33 PM

  4. gadgetsponge

    Stunningly beautiful reds. Keep up the great work!

    May 19, 2012 at 8:40 PM

  5. Pam

    Be still my heart.. Awesome shots, Chip. I’ ve never seen better. Now that’s the zoom I needed to capture little black and white bird eluding me.

    May 19, 2012 at 10:09 PM

  6. They’re such beautiful shots, and the bird itself is magnificent. Thanks.

    May 20, 2012 at 10:58 AM

  7. Very cool to see you piqued his curiosity… all the images are great.

    May 21, 2012 at 9:26 AM

  8. Those Rednecks, I mean Cardinals lol are stunning birds!

    May 22, 2012 at 6:20 PM

  9. Wow that is some really red cardinal. What amazing photos using your zoom lens now. I see you aren’t blogging so much anymore either. So glad we are still connected at Facebook. Stay cool. Hugs Carrie

    July 3, 2012 at 7:09 PM

  10. Hey rocket man so nice to finally of found you again, 🙂 Beautiful beautiful photos has always, love the little orange bird so sweet. Will have to catch up on your crazyness with a nice cuppa maybe after the weekend, don’t get much ‘me’ time nowadays, seemed to get more when the girls where little hey oh such is the ‘i’m a mum life’… Hows life over on virgina beach? Hope you and yours are well and all is going cool for you. Have a lovely weekend.


    November 24, 2012 at 4:11 PM

  11. awesome images, chip!

    July 12, 2014 at 7:53 PM

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