The Cardinal

The Cardinal

Book - 1992
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University of Texas Press

In this inviting guide, June Osborne and Barbara Garland follow a year in the life of the Northern Cardinal with a fact-filled text and glowing color photographs. They describe how cardinals stake out territory and choose mates, find a nesting site and incubate their eggs, feed the young and prepare them for full-fledged independence. The Cardinal also explores the special relationship that humans have with their favorite redbirds. Osborne traces the symbolic use of cardinals as state birds (Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia, and West Virginia) and athletic mascots and shows how they appear on everything from postage stamps to Christmas cards, as well as in fine art, literature, and Native American folklore.



Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1992
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780292760431
0292760434
9780292711471
0292711476
Branch Call Number: 598.883 OSB
Characteristics: xvi, 108 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 24 cm

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