19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Red Cardinal in Backyard

As the photo shows, the cardinal is perched on a shepherd's hook as he is bathe in sunlight after a winter's snow. The red berries peeking through the green pine needles in the background are as red as the cardinal.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Pickerington, Ohio, United States of America
Camera: DSC-HX80
Copyright: © Jane Snipes