The Northern Cardinal is the state bird of Virginia and several other states. Many of these redbirds make regular appearances in our backyard, snatching up sunflower seeds and occasionally building nests in our maple trees. They are beautiful birds and, when it snows, their striking red color creates a brilliant winter painting.
In author Fannie Flagg’s “A Redbird Christmas” (2005), it is a redbird, a Northern Cardinal, that is one of the main characters in this enchanting Christmas classic. Flagg is known for her inviting and warm voice, drawing readers into a world of Southern charm complete with quirky and memorable characters. Other notable works include “Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe,” “I Still Dream About You,” and “The Whole Town’s Talking.”…
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