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Northern Cardinal

Cardinalis cardinalis

Description:

Distinct and conspicuous red colour, and a crest on its head. Is fairly large, with a long tail. The female is a duller brown, but still sports the crest.

Habitat:

Found throughout southern Canada and parts of the States. This one was spotted in Sunnybrook Park in Toronto. They do not leave for the winter.

Notes:

Eats mostly grains&seeds, but also fruit and insects. Tend to forage on or close to the ground.

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alina
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jan 12, 2013
Submitted on Jan 15, 2013

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