Nature Notes: Cardinals and Rain

cardinal in December
Yesterday it rained and then it poured and then it drizzled. During one of the drizzles, I spotted a cardinal pecking away at my compost. I ran to get my camera, and when I came back, it was in this small tree.

flaps away
Almost as soon as I saw it, the cardinal flapped away.

In contrast to all the rain we got on the East Coast, Israel has been having a very dry, dry spell. Here’s a photo from our 2008 trip to the Dead Sea:
dead sea

For more Nature Notes, visit:
Nature Notes
Update: Jameel on the tragic fire raging in the Haifa region of Israel

Share:Tweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestShare on FacebookShare on Google+

4 thoughts on “Nature Notes: Cardinals and Rain

Please write a comment! I love to hear from you.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *