Cardinal lives around my neck of the woods year round, and they are always a joy to see. This handsome one stopped by very early in the morning, before the wind kicked up. He picked something from those leaves, and ate it.
I have to guess it must be a seed since I saw other bird doing the same thing. Stay safe everyone and have a great week.
~~Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort.~~Humphry Davy