Cardinal - Indiana's State Bird

The bird commonly known as the Red Bird or Cardinal (Richmondena Cardinalis Cardinalis) was designated as the official state bird of the state of Indiana in 1933. Visit IN.Gov to learn about Indiana's other state emblems.

Photo: Cardinal

Photo taken January 18, 2009

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