A study in scarlet!

In 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle gave the world their first glimpse of one of literature’s most beloved characters, Sherlock Holmes. Today I pay homage to Sir Doyle with my own study in scarlet.

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And what better bird to represent this study than the Northern Cardinal.

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Sherlock Holmes may be literature’s favorite detective, but the Northern Cardinal is one of our most popular songbirds, easily recognized by its scarlet feathers.

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Even the female is her own study.

I won’t limit this study to just the Northern Cardinal though. How about the Red-Bellied Woodpecker?

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His red belly is actually visible in this shot.

And this House Finch adds a splash of color to our study.

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We’ll let the scarlet berries do the talking with this early spring arrival, the American Robin.

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How’s that for a study in scarlet Sir Doyle? Care to comment?

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Blessed be :}

 

 

About tinthia

Wondering, searching, and wandering, I'm a single mother with a desire to get it right in my lifetime. The flow of the river feeds my inner goddess and fuels my soul. Blessed be. :}
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2 Responses to A study in scarlet!

  1. Dyan says:

    Pretty birds!!!

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