Linking to Texture Tuesday
and World Bird Wednesday


43 Comments on “Preening”

  1. Tricia says:


  2. Dina J says:

    Cute shots! Could that be a juvenile?

  3. Fantastic shots, Pat, and isn’t she a beauty?

  4. Love the ruffled feathers! Wonderful photos, Pat!

  5. johanna says:

    your bird photos simply are the best!!!

  6. Kristi says:

    I thought it was some kind of alien bird at first, great shots!

  7. Jim says:

    WOW! I know ‘jealousy’ is considered one of the deadly sins, but I have learned to just accept the fact that you are so lucky to have these critters near by! I am SO JEALOUS!!
    A Cardinal, right?

  8. geanina says:

    so seewt!! 🙂
    fantastic shots…

  9. Boom & Gary says:

    What an incredible series!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  10. HansHB says:

    Awesome shots!
    I wish you a great evening!

  11. Mick says:

    Great series of photos – although it still looks as if it has a few feathers to smooth down!

  12. wonderful! I am visiting my mom and she LOVES birds – I gave her a tour of all your beautiful bird and squirrel and nature photos – she was really impressed and really enjoyed them!

  13. Eileen says:

    Great series, I love the last shot.

  14. egwow says:

    I cannot blame such a beautiful bird for wanting to preen. :))

  15. fjällripan says:

    He is georgeous!! Great shots! /susanne

  16. Dave says:

    Its a punk rocker!

  17. Love this series of action shots of nature at its best!!!


  18. Deborah says:

    preening indeed!
    fabulous captures!

  19. kimBinAK says:

    Great capture! Love his little “Mohawk” 🙂

  20. petra says:

    what a beautiful bird. coming to your blog I will eventually be an expert on birds 🙂

  21. ashrajpr says:

    Great looking bird.

  22. Lovely captures! Happy 4th!

  23. Gail says:

    Wow, these are fantastic! I love the female cardinal. Mine have been doing a lot of preening also. The male is never far away. It’s so sweet. Enjoy your 4th!!

  24. Nancy says:

    Looks like a young one there — so cute Pat.

  25. Hanne Bente says:

    Great pictures you show 🙂

  26. ladyfi says:

    Glad to see your power is back.

    As usual, these shots are stunning!

  27. Roan says:

    These shots made me smile. She’s a beauty, even with ruffled feathers.
    Rubbish by Roan

  28. itsallaboutpurple says:

    WoW-zers, what a great series!!

  29. CameraCruise says:

    Wonderful shots of the beautiful bird.

  30. Kia and Zeno says:

    What a great series of this beautiful bird! 🙂

  31. Larry Jordan says:

    Awesome shots of the female Northern Cardinal preening Pat! I have always considered her the prettiest of the pair.

  32. Great series. You always capture life and beauty.

  33. Carole M. says:

    totally captivating!

  34. Very nice series of shots – we all feel better after a wash and brush up!


  35. Nadege says:

    How cute, all fluffed up.

  36. onejackdaw says:

    Cool pictures! Fortunately they don’t mind being photographed in their morning toilet.

  37. Lisa Gordon says:

    A little sweetheart, and a great series, Pat.
    Happy day to you.
    I hope it has cooled off some.

  38. Fergiemoto says:

    Beautiful shots and beautiful colors! I like seeing it all fluffed up like the last photo! Adorable!

  39. Misty Dawn says:

    These are fantastic photos! LOVE that last one!

  40. Nice grooming images.

  41. JM says:

    Terrific series!

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