Baby Northern Cardinal (I think)
About this time my camera decided to scream " Memory Card Failure " over and over and a slew of shots up here just...didn't get recorded. Fantastic butterflies!
( Oh, and I lost my cell phone yesterday on the way to the "Moth Ball". Kinda...intense 24-hours...)
A passerine is a bird of the order Passeriformes, which includes more than half of all bird species. Sometimes known as perching birds or, less accurately, as songbirds, the passerines form one of the most diverse terrestrial vertebrate orders; with over 5,000 identified species, it has roughly twice as many species as the largest of the mammal orders, the Rodentia. It contains more than 110 families, the second most of any order of vertebrates (after the...