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Northern Cardinal

Cardinalis cardinalis

Description:

Large, crested finch with vivid red body. Black mask and chin contrast with heavy, red bill. Forages on ground and in trees and bushes. Feeds on seeds, grains, fruits, insects and snails. Hops instead of walks on ground. Alternates rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides.

Habitat:

Urban

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2 Comments

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

lovely bird.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Nice description!

Liam
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Liam

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Apr 30, 2012
Submitted on May 6, 2012

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