Cheer, cheer

cardinal

Northern Cardinal, male.

Did you know?…

It was once prized as a pet due to its bright color and distinctive song. In the United States, this species receives special legal protection under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, which also banned their sale as cage birds.

cardinal

A stout and glossy fellow. Probably as well fed as a pet, but free.

A robin redbreast in a cage
Puts all heaven in a rage.
William Blake, Auguries of Innocence

Stay wild, little friend.

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