At first we could hear its song and we could see it in our neighbour's tree. Then it came in closer.
And closer still.
And then he called the Mrs. over.
When you live in a 12-year old subdivision and see a pair of cardinals it is noteworthy. About 5 years ago we spotted our first cardinal, just in for a brief visit. This pair, however, have been around all day. I guess our trees are finally big enough for a pair of cardinals to move in and call it home.
Does she look like she's gathering dried grass to make a nest?
Is she looking a little plump to you? Cause we're hoping they'll call this home.