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Male Northern Cardinal

Male Northern Cardinal

Male cardinals are brilliant red all over, with a reddish bill and black face immediately around the bill.
Female Northern Cardinal

Female Northern Cardinal

Female cardinals are pale brown overall with warm reddish tinges in the wings, tail, and crest.
American Tree Sparrow

American Tree Sparrow

Also known as the Winter Sparrow
Male Northern Cardinal

Male Northern Cardinal

Northern Cardinals tend to sit low in shrubs and trees or forage on or near the ground, often in pairs.
Song Sparrow

Song Sparrow

The range of the Song Sparrow is continuous from the Aleutians to the eastern United States.
Song Sparrow

Song Sparrow

The oldest known Song Sparrow was at least 11 years, 4 months old.
Male Northern Cardinal

Male Northern Cardinal

The northern cardinal is a mid-sized songbird with a body length of 8.3–9.3 inches and a wingspan of 9.8–12.2 inches.
Female Northern Cardinal

Female Northern Cardinal

The term "northern" in the common name refers to its range, as it is the northernmost cardinal species
American Tree Sparrows

American Tree Sparrows

These birds forage on the ground or in low bushes, often in flocks when not nesting. They mainly eat seeds, insects and some berries.
Male Northern Cardinal

Male Northern Cardinal

The diet of the northern cardinal consists mainly of weed seeds, grains and fruits. It is a ground feeder and finds food while hopping on the ground through trees or shrubbery.
Song Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Song Sparrows stay low and forage secretively, but males come to exposed perches, including limbs of small trees, to sing.
Blue Jay

Blue Jay

This songbird is familiar to many people, with its perky crest; blue, white, and black plumage; and noisy calls. Blue Jays are known for their intelligence and complex social systems with tight family bonds.
American Tree Sparrow

American Tree Sparrow

Come snowmelt, these small rusty-capped and smooth-breasted sparrows begin their long migrations to breeding grounds in the tundra of the far North.
American Tree Sparrows

American Tree Sparrows

American Tree Sparrows need to take in about 30 percent of their body weight in food and a similar percentage in water each day.
  • Male Northern Cardinal
  • Female Northern Cardinal
  • American Tree Sparrow
  • Male Northern Cardinal
  • Song Sparrow
  • Song Sparrow
  • Male Northern Cardinal
  • Female Northern Cardinal
  • American Tree Sparrows
  • Male Northern Cardinal
  • Song Sparrow
  • Blue Jay
  • American Tree Sparrow
  • American Tree Sparrows

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Birds of Winter

by Bill Yetz Photo

There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before. ~Robert Lynd

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