Northern cardinals affect humans by dispersing seeds and eating insect pests such as boll weevils, cutworms, and caterpillars. They are also an attractive visitor to backyard birdfeeders.
This article is unpublished.
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© The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensors
Animal Diversity Web
Tanya Dewey, Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Kari Kirschbaum, Animal Diversity Web Staff
Jonathan Crane, University of Michigan
Dewey, T., J. Crane and K. Kirschbaum. 2001. "Cardinalis cardinalis" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed October 25, 2009 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Cardinalis_cardinalis.html.
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