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CARDINAL, eccl. law. The title given to one of the highest dignitaries of the court of Rome. Cardinals are next to the pope in dignity; he is elected by them and out of their body. There are cardinal bishops, cardinal priests, and cardinal deacons. See Fleury, Hist. Eccles. liv. xxxv. n. 17, II. n. 19 Thomassin, part ii. liv. i. oh. 53, part iv. liv. i. c. 79, 80 Loiseau, Traite des Ordres, c. 3, n. 31; Andre, Droit Canon, au mot.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Northern cardinal. In The birds of North America, No.
Why American robins were the predominant hosts found in host-feeding studies in Connecticut, Maryland, and Washington, DC (4,5) and why northern cardinals were the preferred hosts in our study are not clear.
The 11 most abundant birds seen during summer surveys on Aquilla Lake included northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus), northern cardinal, Carolina chickadee, yellow-billed cuckoo, dickcissel, killdeer (Charadrius vociferus), lark sparrow (Chondestes grammacus), eastern meadowlark, northern mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos), mourning dove and painted bunting (Passerina ciris).
Beauty of the Birds - Northern Cardinal, introduced in 2005, commands prices over $100.
tested Anseriformes Canada Goose 253 Wood Duck 120 3 additional species 35 Columbiformes Mourning Dove 11 Rock Dove (b) 20 Galliformes Chukar (b) 22 Domestic Chicken (b) 63 2 additional species 16 Passeriformes Cedar Waxwing 5 Blue Grosbeak 2 Indigo Bunting 28 Northern Cardinal 129 American Crow 157 Red-winged Blackbird 39 Brown Thrasher 19 Gray Catbird 72 Ovenbird 32 House Sparrow 185 American Robin 79 Swainson's Thrush 32 45 additional species 422 Strigiformes Great Horned Owl (b) 9 2 additional species 3 Other (5 orders) 10 species 31 Total (10 orders) 81 species 1784 Order Common name No.
The male northern cardinal is a medium-sized songbird, approximately eight inches long, with short, rounded wings, a long tail, a heavy conical bill, and a crest.
Also known as the redbird, the northern cardinal now thrives in the suburbia of New York.
Northern cardinals are typically bright and vibrant red and have a specific shape including ( long tails and large crests at the top of their heads .
Northern Cardinals had the highest HI incidence rate of 46.1%, followed by Blue Jays at 29.1% (Figure 7).
Hulled sunflower seeds will appeal to the greatest variety: They will attract jays, red-bellied woodpeckers, finches, goldfinches, Northern cardinals, evening grosbeaks, pine grosbeaks, chickadees, titmice, nuthatches and grackles.
After obtaining the homeowner's permission, the officers entered the backyard and found six male and four female northern cardinals caged separately.
It's hard to talk about migration when we're only catching black-capped chickadees and northern cardinals, both winter residents.

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