When we first moved to New York we were astonished by this new, gorgeous red bird… and we delighted in his visits to our bird-feeder and chance-sightings on the road.

Noisy Pilgrims

Northern Cardinal
The Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) is a North American bird in the genus Cardinalis; it is also known colloquially as the redbird or common cardinal. It can be found in southern Canada, through the eastern United States from Maine to Texas and south through Mexico. It is found in woodlands, gardens, shrublands, and swamps.

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