Northern Cardinal Pair
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Northern Cardinal Information
7.5 - 9"
Forest edges; thickets; shrubby swamps; residential areas with dense shrubbery. Dense underbrush is a habitat requirement.
: Weed seeds; waste grain; insects and
spiders; snails and slugs; wild fruits and berries.
Identification tips for the Northern Cardinal
Listen to the Northern Cardinal
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Photo of Northern Cardinal at Nest
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Winter Map (CBC)
Photos of this bird, range map, description, sound file, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status. From Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Northern Cardinal in Winter
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