TUFTED TITMOUSE is a small crested bird that often joins the Chickadee and Cardinal at the bird feeder. It resides in the southern Great Lakes area and New England, south to the Gulf states and, finally, west to the prairies.
I actually caught and tagged one of these in Honduras in It was the first of these things to be recorded in central America over altitude. Its amazing and kinda angry. Its plumage reflects mezzoamerican art.
Attract Songbirds to Your Winter Garden: In midwinter, the bold red plumage of the northern cardinal is a welcome sight. Frequent visitors to bird feeders east of the Rocky Mountains, cardinals will feast on both sunflower and safflower seeds.