Well, as it turns out, the world of cardinals isn't limited to just these two types. Just ask Shirley Caldwell.
A few weeks back, Caldwell and her husband spotted a new visitor to the backyard of their Pennsylvania home. It was clearly a cardinal, but one who seemed to defy convention — and easy classification.
"There was something abnormal about it," Caldwell told The Dodo. "We finally got a really good look at it this past Saturday and I was able to obtain photos."