Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Female Cardinal

Did you Know:

  • A group of cardinals has many collective nouns, including a "college", "conclave", "deck", "radiance", and "Vatican" of cardinals.

  • It is the state bird of seven states-Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina. No other bird holds this distinction.

  • Males that have a brighter red color appear to feed at higher rates and have greater reproductive success than males that are duller in color.

  • The Northern Cardinal can live up to 15 years in the wild.

Thanks for stopping by,

Craig Glenn


The Write Girl said...

She's beautiful Craig. And the Cardinals baseball team is in the World Series. Love the discovery!

cindyzlogic said...

Beautiful images, Craig!!

Carole Barkett said...

love the way she's looking at you in the second last photo