Bald-headed Cardinal

While strolling down the boardwalk into the Wetlands you may have heard the cheery song of a cardinal. If you had stopped to admiral the bright red bird singing from the bare-limbed Bald Cypress on your right, you might have noticed that the bird was balding, or missing feathers from around its eyes and part of its forehead. The first two photos of the cardinal were shot in mid February. The baldness has progressed since then. I usually see thisRead more