Scientific Name: Cardinalis cardinalis
Population Estimate: 100M, Least Concern status
Range / Habitat: Year-round in inhabited areas such as backyards, parks, woodlots, and shrubby forest edges throughout eastern US and eastern Mexico, including the Yucatan.
Field Notes: Unmistakable in range, even the duller female.
Personal Notes: We were waiting for winter to get our dramatic Northern Cardinal photo, and here it is. We were fortunate to come across a lot of different birds at the MN Arboretum feeder.