Definition of Cardinalis cardinalis
1. Noun. Crested thick-billed North American finch having bright red plumage in the male.
Generic synonyms: Finch
Group relationships: Genus Richmondena, Richmondena
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Literary usage of Cardinalis cardinalis
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1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"cardinalis cardinalis (Li\M.:rs). RANGE.— United States east of the Great Plains, ... cardinalis cardinalis superbus RIDGWAY. Arizona Cardinal. [593a. ..."
2. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"... cardinalis (Linnaeus), cardinalis cardinalis superbus Ridgway and Cardinalis cardinalis canica.udus Chapman become Richmonders. cardinalis cardinalis ..."
3. Nests and Eggs of North American Birds by Oliver Davie (1900)
"Mr. Frank M. Chapman describes the male of this subspecies as being similar to cardinalis cardinalis, but with a less black frontlet; the female averaging ..."
4. The Code of Nomenclature and Check-list of North American Birds Adopted by by American Ornithologists' Union (1886)
"cardinalis cardinalis LIGHT. Nomencl. Mus. Berol. 1854, 44. [B 390, C 203, R 242, ... HAB. Arizona and Western Mexico. 5935. cardinalis cardinalis igneus ..."
5. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"cardinalis cardinalis, AOU Check-list, 1886, and most subsequent writers.— Cardinalis virginianus, Baird, 1858, and most authors until 1886. ..."
6. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"Cardinalis cardinalis cardinalis. Range.—Eastern United States, north to New York and ... cardinalis cardinalis igneus. Range.-—Southern Lower California. ..."