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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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6 Comments

Liam
Liam 9 years ago

Thanks, Blueidone. They never stop eating at my feeders! Lol!

Blueidone
Blueidone 9 years ago

Great capture! These never stop at my feeder...I'm waiting for the day when they do :)

Liam
Liam 9 years ago

Thanks! :)

MuhammadYasier
MuhammadYasier 9 years ago

very nice color

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Very good pictures!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Nice redbird!

Liam
Spotted by
Liam

Augusta, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Dec 3, 2011
Submitted on Dec 17, 2011

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