Hi Joan – Yes, cardinals have expanded their winter range northward over the past 50 years or so in part because of birdfeeding, it’s thought. We usually have two or three pairs overwinter on the mountain.

..deb – The bilingual edition I have is translated by Daniel Simko: Autumn Sonata: Selected Poems of Georg Trakl. I don’t know any German, so I can’t tell you how good the translation is, but it comes with glowing blurbs from Jorie Graham, Stanley Kunitz, and James Tate.