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Northern Cardinal

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The Northern Cardinal can be found in abundance all over Eastern North and South America. The males are a bright red, with the females being a duller shade.
  Bright red Northern Cardinal
 
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Description

Latin Name: Cardinalis cardinalis Conservation Status: Least Concern
Distribution: Eastern Canada (incl. Ontario & Quebec), Eastern USA, Northeastern Mexico and South America.
 
The Northern Cardinal diet is made up from a mix of fruits, seeds, and insects. This member of the cardinal family is very family centric. They will always by flying and moving around in pairs, with both the mother and father hunting for food. The parents feed the baby birds until they are completely ready to fend for themselves, even if already able to fly.
 

         
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