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March 31, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 39 Northern Cardinals breed between March and September. They typically have two broods a year with...
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March 30, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 38 Northern Cardinals are vastly monogamous although polygamy does sometimes occur. Pair formation...
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March 29, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 37 The powerful cone shaped bill of the Northern Cardinal is perfectly adapted for a diet of seeds...
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March 28, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 36 Northern Cardinals do not migrate although there is some movement among them in late summer and...
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March 27, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 35 In the western states, the Northern Cardinal's territory is limited to areas with an annual prec...
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March 26, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 34 The range of the Northern Cardinal has expanded tremendously in the last 100 years. This bird wa...
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March 25, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 33 The beautiful counterpart to yesterday's male Northern Cardinal is taking her place on the same...
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March 24, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 32 The male Northern Cardinal is very territorial. He uses vocals to claim his area.
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March 23, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 31 The Northern Cardinal is often referred to as the common cardinal or surprisingly 'the redbird'.
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March 22, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 30 Besides their typical fare of seeds and insects Northern Cardinals have also been known to drink...
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March 21, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 29 It takes the Northern Cardinal three to 9 days to build their nest. The nest will typically be 2...
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March 20, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 28 The female Northern Cardinal does most of the nest building, although the male will sometimes br...
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March 19, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 27 A wide variety of predators are know to prey on Northern Cardinals. Coopers Hawks, Loggerhead Sh...
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March 18, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 26 The male Northern Cardinal is know to fiercely defend it's breeding territory from other males....
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March 17, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 25 There is an interesting fact concerning where the Northern Cardinal derived it's name. The bird...
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March 16, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 24 The female Northern Cardinal is not bright like the male but is instead a light yellowish-brown...
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March 15, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 23 The Northern Cardinal is found in southern Canada, throughout the eastern United States and sout...
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March 14, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 22 The distinctive crest on the Northern Cardinal is barely visible when the bird is calm or restin...
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March 13, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 21 The call of the Northern Cardinal is typically a loud, metallic chirp although they are believed...
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March 12, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 20 Both sexes of the Northern Cardinal sing. Their song is a loud, clear two-part whistle sometimes...
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March 11, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 19 The Northern Cardinal was once prized as a pet. Due to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 thi...
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March 10, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 18 Northern Cardinals have adapted well to people and towns. The explosion of the human population...
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March 09, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 17 A Northern Cardinal's diet mainly consists of seeds and fruit. They readily eat grasses, sedges,...
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March 08, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 16 In the wild Northern Cardinals live for about 3 years on average but some lucky individuals have...
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March 07, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 15 Today, we have a male cardinal sitting on top a fencepost. The Northern Cardinal is obviously a...
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March 06, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 14 A different looking shot of a female on a fencepost. Personally, I love the coloring of this bac...
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March 05, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 13 Very few female North American songbirds actually sing but this bird does. I've seen female Nort...
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March 04, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 12 Northern Cardinals love to forage on the ground but if you want to get them to feeders sunflower...
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March 03, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 11 Northern Cardinals like to inhabit forest edges, woodlots, parks and yes backyards. They like to...
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March 02, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 10 Here's a different cardinal shot with the bird perched closer to ground level. Although, the car...
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March 01, 2012 - Northern Cardinal 9 Sitting in the same tree as yesterday's post, this female cardinal looks great as she peers over...
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