Leaping Into Spring

19 March 2012 16 Comments Home » Insects etc.

A late-feeding cardinal leaps into spring,
leaving an after-image behind,
along with his shadow.

A late-feeding cardinal leaps into spring

Northern Cardinal | Cardinalis cardinalis


  • Jonas on 500px said:

    Nice moment!!

  • Jeff on 500px said:

    Very nice! Interesting, I like this.

  • Mathius on 500px said:

    Wonderful shot ***!

  • Anna on 500px said:

    Top flight!

  • Jeremy on 500px said:

    Nice capture!

  • Michael Sinclair said:

    Red and his family are still around.

  • Hermes on 500px said:

    Superb flight shot.

  • Владимир on 500px said:


  • Vitor on 500px said:

    Very nice capture.

  • Diane said:

    Stunnng!! Just stunning! Hail Spring, or should I say Summer?? And how funny, I observed a baby cardinal today! So sweet.

  • Rick said:

    Thanks Diane. I haven’t seen a cardinal fledgling yet.

  • Magnus on 500px said:


  • James on 500px said:

    Colourful little bird caught perfectly. Great job. Rick.

  • Gypsy on Flickr said:

    Your bird photographs are like none I have ever seen! I love the action and the clarity in the stop-motion. Most amazing and wonderful!

  • Gypsy on Flickr said:

    I went and had a look at your website; absolutely stunning! Your book is now on my wish list!

  • Wendy on Jungle Dragon said:

    Great action shot again with wonderful color combination.

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