Baby Cardinal

What? Only one? I just got time to look Mrs.Cardinal’s nest this evening and was surprised to see one baby only. I really don’t know what happened to the other two eggs. The good news is this baby birdie looks well 🙂

baby cardinal by marviiilous

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16 thoughts on “Baby Cardinal

    • marviiilous April 15, 2013 / 9:57 pm

      Yep. with big black goggles 🙂

  1. adevoogd April 16, 2013 / 1:33 am

    poor luck having only one when there were three eggs

    • marviiilous April 16, 2013 / 7:16 am

      Yes, sad to find out bout it. Hope their only baby will survive.

    • marviiilous April 16, 2013 / 7:12 am

      The lucky one too. The other two eggs/babies couldn’t make it.

  2. Deb Platt April 16, 2013 / 9:04 pm

    Too bad about the other eggs. But the photo itself is wonderful. I’d never seen a cardinal baby so young before.

    • marviiilous April 17, 2013 / 6:30 pm

      Thanks Deb. This is also my first time to see a baby cardinal. This baby seems to be fed well.

  3. ladyfi April 16, 2013 / 10:30 pm

    I’ve never seen such a young baby before. Shame about the other two.

    • marviiilous April 17, 2013 / 6:38 pm

      Never have I 🙂 It’s wonderful to finally see the baby.

  4. Letizia April 18, 2013 / 1:23 pm

    Wow, what an amazing photo! I’m glad to see one of the little eggs survived, so many of the nests near my house have eggs that never hatch so I looked it up and apparently this is quite common. You are such a great photographer – you have a great eye!

    • marviiilous April 19, 2013 / 4:50 pm

      Thanks Letizia! For me, taking pictures is a lot easier than writing 🙂 Unlike you, I am worst at writing. May be Mrs. Cardinal’s tiny nest was actually built for one baby only. I was wondering if all three babies hatched out, how that tiny nest would fit them all.

  5. steviegill April 23, 2013 / 7:23 am

    So delicate. Great shot

    • marviiilous May 7, 2013 / 9:32 pm

      I am lucky. I have some backyard regular visitors 🙂

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