Cardinal, Virginia's state bird
Actually cardinals are pretty hard birds to photograph, at least for me.
They are so skittish and always ready to take flight at the hint of any
threat. I was able to get this guy while he was waiting his turn in line
for a chance to eat at the bird feeder.
* Since the weather's not been quite as nice as I would like for photographs,
I've been staking out the bird feeder for the chance to photograph as many
different birds as I can during the winter months.