Field Guide/Birds/Cardinalidae

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Cardinalidae (Cardinal)
Male Cardinal
Range
Female Cardinal
Fledgling Cardinal
Description
These are robust, seed-eating birds, with strong bills. They are typically associated with open woodland. The sexes usually have distinctive appearances; the family is named for the red plumage (like that of a Catholic cardinal's vestments) of males of the type species, the Northern Cardinal.