Often times the Mama Cardinals are not celebrated as much as the vibrant red feathered males. Their beauty is missed though when a closer look reveals gorgeous undertones of red, browns and soft tender grey highlights. Without Mama cardinal no little babies would arrive!
Both the male and female cardinals play a vital role with each other and their surroundings. During courtship the male cardinal brings the female tasty treats and is often mistaken for bird kisses to the onlookers delight.