Splash of Red the northern CARDINAL
- Big Red and His Lady. Harrison, George H. // Birder's World;Dec2003, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p32
Presents an article about the Northern Cardinal which lives year-round from southern Canada, U.S. to southern Mexico. Behavior during the mating season; Factors that contribute to its popularity; Reproduction and care of youngsters.
- Northern cardinal. // Encyclopedia of Animals;2006, p1
One of the more familiar garden and songbirds of North America is the cardinal. Its name comes from the males' bright-red plumage which is similar to the red robes worn by cardinals in the Roman Catholic Church. The female cardinals have yellowish-brown plumage with red on their crests, tails,...
- The Northern Cardinal. McCommons, James // OG;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p18
Provides information on the northern cardinals or Cardinalis cardinalis. Description of the habitat of northern cardinals; Behavior of northern cardinals; Types of food for northern cardinals.
- The Backyard The Birdboys of Ferris. Murray, Rodney C. // Bird Watcher's Digest;Jan/Feb2016, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p68
A personal narrative is presented which relates the author's experience of spotting a male bird species called cardinal with his students, at the Ferris School for Boys in Delaware.
- Singing in the shade: song and song posts of northern cardinals near nesting Cooper’s hawks. Duncan, William J.; Bednekoff, Peter A. // Canadian Journal of Zoology;Jun2006, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p916
Animals may compensate for increased predation risk by changing the behaviours that make them vulnerable. In this study, we compared the singing and perching behaviours of northern cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis L., 1758) living within 100Â m of nesting Cooperâ€™s hawks (Accipiter...
- Cardinal grosbeak. // Encyclopedia of Animals;2006, p1
Species of cardinal grosbeaks are common birds in North American gardens, but they also live in tropical rain forests. Perhaps one of the best-known species among these birds is the cardinal, the male of which has bright red plumage. Many other species of grosbeaks and buntings are familiar to...
- TURN YOUR YARD INTO A RED ZONE. McManus, Melanie Radzicki // National Wildlife (World Edition);Feb/Mar2006, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p18
The article provides information about the habitat of the bird species, northern cardinals in reference to some of the contributing factors to their image expansion and bird feeding. Cardinals are often known for their physical attributes and their singing ability. The birds prefer thickets and...
- Effects of Conspecifics on Feeder Choice by Northern Cardinals. Millican, David M.; McGovern, Patrick G.; Stanback, Mark T. // Wilson Journal of Ornithology;Dec2012, Vol. 124 Issue 4, p808
Inter- and intra-specific competition are known to influence feeding decisions, but relatively little research has investigated how inter- and intrasexual interactions can impact foraging. We studied foraging preferences of male and female Northern Cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis) during winter...
- Crimson Tide. Berger, Cynthia // Country Journal;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p26
Provides information on the Cardinal bird.