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Northern cardinal

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  • Instance Of

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  • Variants

    • Cardinal (Bird)
    • Cardinal grosbeak
    • Cardinalis cardinalis
    • Cardinalis virginianus
    • Common cardinal
    • Crested grosbeak
    • Crested redbird
    • Crimson cardinal
    • Grosbeak, Cardinal
    • Grosbeak, Crested
    • Loxia cardinalis
    • Nightingale, Virginia
    • Red cardinal
    • Redbird
    • Scarlet cardinal
    • Topknot redbird
    • Virginia cardinal
    • Virginia nightingale
  • Broader Terms

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: 96-311: Gerholdt, J.E. Cardinals, 1997(Northern cardinal)
    • found: Osborne, J. The cardinal, 1992:p. xvii (The Northern Cardinal is America's favorite "redbird.") p. 1 (Cardinalis cardinalis, Emberizidae; in Virginia: Virginia cardinal, Virginia nightingale, Virginia redbird; in Kentucky: Kentucky cardinal; also cardinal grosbeak, cardinal bird, "Big Red, "topknot redbird, crested redbird)
    • found: Cklist. No. Am. birds:p. 670 (Genus Cardinalis Bonaparte; Cardinalis virginianus Bonaparte=Loxia cardinalis L.; Cardinalis cardinalis (L.), Northern Cardinal, Loxia cardinalis L.; formerly known as the Cardinal; also known as Common Cardinal)
    • found: Lodge, W. Birds : alternative names, 1991:p. 151 (Cardinalis cardinalis; Cardinal, Common Cardinal, Virginian Cardinal, Red Cardinal, Scarlet Cardinal, Crimson Cardinal, Virginian Nightingale)
    • found: Sibley, C.G. Distribution and taxonomy of birds world, c1990:p. 772 (Cardinalis [cardinalis] cardinalis (L.) Northern cardinal; Common Cardinal, the Cardinal)
    • found: Gruson cklist. world's birds:p. 155 (Cardinalis cardinalis, Cardinal; Emberizidae)
    • found: Howard birds world:p. 556 (Cardinalis cardinalis (Common Cardinal))
    • found: Random House(cardinal ... Also called cardinal grosbeak, a crested grosbeak, Cardinalis cardinalis)
    • found: Web. 3(cardinal ... also cardinal bird: any of several American songbirds (genus Richmondena of family Fringillidae))
  • LC Classification

    • QL696.P2438
  • Change Notes

    • 1996-02-02: new
    • 1996-03-21: revised
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