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Okie Winters

Red Bird in a Redbud

Red Bird in a Redbud

This woebegone, fluffed and snowflake-flecked little cardinal stood out brilliantly against the backdrop of wintertime shades of gray. The branches of its perch of choice -- a redbud, the Oklahoma state tree -- hung encased in broken nodules of ice.

Norman, OK (29 Jan 10), looking SW