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The Cardinal is the state bird of 7
states: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia and West
Virginia. Cardinal birds are found in North and
South America. There are many species and types of cardinals.
Cardinals are robust birds with strong bills. Cardinals eat seeds.
The Northern cardinal species was named by American colonists for the male's red
crest, which reminded them of a Catholic cardinal's mitre.