The Southern Crested Caracara, indigenous to South America with up to a 52 inch wingspan. An impressive raptor!
Here’s looking at you kid!
Red Crested Cardinal. I was just telling Jim, I have never seen a Cardinal before, and look who hopped by!
Some beautiful flora & tomorrow Patagonia!
33 thoughts on “Buenos Aires Large Raptors & Cardinals, Oh My!”
Now we know where “Big Bird” lives. Those red blossoms are beautiful, Cindy.
CUZ…..I thought we agreed that I was Big Bird???????
That that geek is AMAZING!
That’s what I thought when it landed above my head!!! What the HECK is that?
Lol I would have freaked out a bit!
Love that cardinal! Everything is so beautiful.
Thrilled with the cardinal! Thanks!
Cindy got a beautiful post here, come and see!
The bird is so lovely!
Thank you Sydney! He/she is, I agree!
That red flower is fabulous! I never saw a plant like that one.
Me neither! Thanks!
I hope the camera batteries are fully charged for Patagonia.
I have already run into three birds I have never seen before and we just got to the hotel!!!!!
That red flower looks too good to be true, almost looks like plastic, beautiful colour
Seeing new flora/fauna constantly that I have never seen and don’t know. Limited time for research!
I am still dealing with a head cold, so the first time since to 80’s that I could not so did not get a flu shot and now feel that it is too late. plus extra busy lately. I tell you this to remind you that I go night, night very early plus there is about a 3 hour difference between us. However, each time that you ‘like’ a posting it gives me a reason to go to your blogger to find and ‘like’ one of your postings because you live such an interesting life.
Remember I do not have a solid reason for Creator sending you your feather other than from that prayer. I am very interested in what Creator has in your future. This happens to me often, now I have the chance to be able to, with your help, see a blessing through from Creator? I do know that a White Feather has always been a good blessing for the receiver, much better than a dark black one. If you find that it is delivered by a Bird of Prey, HOLD ON!
A Vulture is one of the Birds of Prey on my grandfathers sacred staff and sent as a protector, some think that it is ugly, I think that ugly is in the eyes of the beholder, they do a very much needed job for Mother Earth and her children.
Florida still has no clue!
Flesh-Eating Vultures Descend on Luxury Condo Building
vulchers flying over building in Orlando
We have our fourth generation of Cardinals as of two days ago however, yours is beautiful and well worth the wait. Each time one sees a new baby on a feeder wondering what the next step is, it is a blessing to the heart only made better when it gets its first seed!
I enjoy your blog so much, always a new treat for me to learn. Have a great friday.
So kind! Thank you. Look forward to catching up on your blog when I return!
Take your time, no hurry, enjoy today.
lovely! thanks for sharing these lovely pictures you look like you are having fun!
Not enough hours in the day!
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Oh my! Thank you cuz. I hope people won’t think it is nepotism!!!! 🙂
Do we care ???
The bird is so lovely
I agree & thank you!
Wow! Truly impressive.
South American has such a huge variety of birds!!! Thank you!
Wow, I would hate to have that raptor swoop down on me, lol! That cardinal is beautiful — I’ve only ever seen the all-red ones. The flora there is beautiful as well, and you are really getting some great pictures! So glad you’re having fun!
Yes, if they wanted too, these large raptors could inflict major damage. The birds here are remarkable. Cheers to you!
All these photos… how many days did you spend in Buenos Aires? 😀 Fae.
A week in BA, a week in Calafate & a week in Ushuaia……should have added a week in Barlioche!!!!