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North American Birds - Cardinals, Saltators, Grosbeaks



Northern Cardinal
(Cardinalis cardinalis)
Northern Cardinal
the Northern Cardinals is a medium-sized songbird with a prominent crest on top of the head and a long tail. Males are bright red with black on the front of the face. Females are pale gray brown with some reddish highlights on the wings and crest.... Read more >
Pyrrhuloxia
(Cardinalis sinuatus)
Pyrrhuloxia
The Pyrrhuloxia is related to the Northern Cardinal. It has a prominent reddish crest on the head, and conical pale yellow bill. The male is gray with a red face and broad red band from chin to belly. The female is mostly gray with some red on the... Read more >
Lazuli Bunting
(Passerina amoena)
Lazuli Bunting
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Rose-breasted Grosbeak
(Pheucticus ludovicianus)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
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Black-headed Grosbeak
(Pheucticus melanocephalus)
Black-headed Grosbeak
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Cedar Waxwing
(Bombycilla cedrorum)
Cedar Waxwing
The Cedar Waxwing has a reddish brown head and upper body and gray back, wings and tail. The head has a short crest, and face has a black mask, and black chin. The tip of the tail is yellow, and the belly is yellow. May have red spots on tips of... Read more >