Here are a few facts about Northern Cardinals
- The cardinal is the only red bird in the eastern climate that has a crest.
- A young cardinal has a dusty beak.
- Mother cardinals are light brown with a crest and red beak.
- The cardinal is the state bird of 7 states, more than any other bird.
- Cardinals like to drink maple sap from holes made by other birds.
- They eat grain, fruit, bugs, corn, and seeds. Our's love black oil sunflower seeds.