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A male Northern Cardinal that was hanging around the bird feeder.  

The northern cardinal is a bird in the genus Cardinalis; it is also known colloquially as the redbird, common cardinal or just cardinal. It can be found in southern eastern Canada, through the eastern United States from Maine to Minnesota to Texas, and south through Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Big Island of Hawai’i. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Cardinalis cardinalis
Mass: 1.5 oz (Adult) Encyclopedia of Life
Length: 8.2 – 9.3 in. Encyclopedia of Life
Conservation status: Least Concern (Population stable) Encyclopedia of Life
Songs: Both male and female Northern Cardinals sing