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Northern Cardinal

Cardinalis cardinalis


Cardinals are about 20–23 cm (9.8–12 in) in length with the male being slightly larger. The male is a brilliant red with a black mask over the eyes and extending downward onto the throat. The female is tan with red overtones. Both genders have red crests.


Forests, wooded suburban yards and parks, shrublands and swamps.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

Lat: 44.98, Long: -93.14

Spotted on May 31, 2013
Submitted on May 31, 2013


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