Common Bird, Uncommon Beauty

The Northern Cardinal is a common bird where I live, so common that it is easy to forget how beautiful they are.  Just look at this fellow –

I sometimes wonder what my reaction would be if I was seeing him for the very first time.  A common bird of uncommon beauty!

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About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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2 Responses to Common Bird, Uncommon Beauty

  1. I don’t see them too too often, but they are one of my top faves! Maybe because red is my favorite color too. 🙂

  2. Trail Walker says:

    Yep, I am also guilty of taking this beautiful bird (and the American robin) for granted, just because they are so common.

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