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Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis


Category E

Native Range

North America. Several races which are resident and distributed over much of the south-eastern USA, and SW USA into central America.

British Occurence

One at Portbury (Avon) in 2003 is considered to have been of captive origin. (BOURC 34th Report)

Where to see Northern Cardinal in Britain

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