This was an experiment...I took this photo of this lovely male Cardinal through our bedroom window (triple paned glass) out through the railing of our deck to our feeder lol..I honestly didn't think it would even turn out!! I liked it so here it is for something completely different lol ;)
Large crest on head.
Heavy, conical red bill.
Face surrounded by black.
Male entirely brilliant red.
Female grayish-tan with red tail and wings.
Size: 21-23 cm (8-9 in)
Wingspan: 25-31 cm (10-12 in)
Weight: 42-48 g (1.48-1.69 ounces)"