When we were living in Brooklyn, we had a view of both the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building. When picking the favorite, the CB is the easy choice. But over time, the stateliness of the ESB grew on me. The same thing with the Northern Cardinal.
When we moved to NC, we were thrilled to see all of the cardinals (being the freakishly avid birdwatchers we are). The glowing red of the male cardinal was a real treat. But over time, as with the ESB, the female cardinal won us over.
So here she is.-----
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