(Male) cardinal red

classic winter

The opposite of camouflage. A classic winter scene with a pop of cardinal color.


CARDINAL RED #BD2031 Hex Color for the Web has the RGB values of 189, 32, 49 and the CMYK colour values of 0, 0.831, 0.741, 0.259.

Cardinal is a vivid red, which may get its name from the cassocks worn by Catholic cardinals (although the color worn by cardinals is actually scarlet), or from the bird of the same name.

The first recorded use of cardinal as a color name in English was in the year 1698.

female cardinal

Female cardinal is more subtle in her colors.

It snowed most of the day on Saturday and the birds visited the feeders in great, active numbers. Melted Sunday and we had fewer visitors. Or were they just harder to see?

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