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#1 JimUSNY

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Posted 15 May 2012 - 10:39 PM

the other day I sat in a marsh trying to get some shots of Warblers.. a robin and a male Cardinal were sitting in a tree on the same branch, and both were flying out and catching bugs in flight.. First time I ever saw them do that, and to have them doing it side by side was even stranger.. I had my camera but was so involved in watching I didnt think to try for a picture.. anyone seen this in either bird before?
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#2 jsa47

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Posted 16 May 2012 - 12:27 AM

I've seen a cardinal catch a bug that was trying to drink out of my hummingbird feeder.
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#3 JimBob

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Posted 17 May 2012 - 03:14 PM

Here I have both cardinals and robins doing that. Along with HOSP and Eurasian Tree Sparrows.

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