. A popular handbook of the ornithology of the United States and Canada [microform] : based on Nuttal's Manual. Birds; Birds; Ornithology; Oiseaux; Oiseaux; Ornithologie. CARDINAL, REDDIKD. Cardixalis CARDIXALIS. Char. Head with conspicuous crest. Male: above, brij];lit vermi- lion, shaded with gray on the back; beneath, paler; forehead and tliroat black. Female: above, olive gray; beneath, buffy. Young similar to female, but duller. Length about 8 to S}i inches. A'est. In a variety of situations, most frecpiently amid a tliiclat of brambles or in a low tree; loosely made of twigs, strips of g

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. A popular handbook of the ornithology of the United States and Canada [microform] : based on Nuttal's Manual. Birds; Birds; Ornithology; Oiseaux; Oiseaux; Ornithologie. CARDINAL, REDDIKD. Cardixalis CARDIXALIS. Char. Head with conspicuous crest. Male: above, brij];lit vermi- lion, shaded with gray on the back; beneath, paler; forehead and tliroat black. Female: above, olive gray; beneath, buffy. Young similar to female, but duller. Length about 8 to S}i inches. A'est. In a variety of situations, most frecpiently amid a tliiclat of brambles or in a low tree; loosely made of twigs, strips of g
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. A popular handbook of the ornithology of the United States and Canada [microform] : based on Nuttal's Manual. Birds; Birds; Ornithology; Oiseaux; Oiseaux; Ornithologie. CARDINAL, REDDIKD. Cardixalis CARDIXALIS. Char. Head with conspicuous crest. Male: above, brij];lit vermi- lion, shaded with gray on the back; beneath, paler; forehead and tliroat black. Female: above, olive gray; beneath, buffy. Young similar to female, but duller. Length about 8 to S}i inches. A'est. In a variety of situations, most frecpiently amid a tliiclat of brambles or in a low tree; loosely made of twigs, strips of graiK-vinc. dry grass, weed-stems, lined with fmc grass or roots, sometimes with hair. '^W-''- 3-5; ^"11 white or tinged with blue, green, or buff; si)otted with reddish brown and lilac; i.oo X 0.75. These splendid and not uncommon songsters chiefly re suie in the warmer and more temperate parts of the United Statc- from New York to Florida, and a few stragglers even proccc: as far to the north as Salem in Massachusetts. They al- inhabit the Mexican provinces, and are met with south as fir as Carthagena; adventurously cros::ing the intervening orenr.. they are likewise numerous in the little temperate Ijcrmtn:. islands, but do not apjiarently exist in any of the West Indif;. As might be supposed, from the range already stated, the Rdi- birds are not uncommon throughout Louisiana, Missouri, aiiii| Arkansas Territory. Most of diose which pass the sumiiu'r::. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Chamberlain, Montague, 1844-1924; Nuttall, Thomas. A manual of the ornithology of the United States and of Canada. Boston : Little, Brown

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