Northern Cardinal

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Stackpole Books, 1997 - Nature - 122 pages
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Contents

An Introduction
1
Taxonomy and Distribution
11
Food and Feeding Habits
19
Vocal Behavior
27
Behavior
37
Phenology Courtship and Nesting Success
45
Nest Building Egg Laying and Incubation
53
Nestlings and Their Parents
73
Fledging and the Postfledging Period
89
The Nonbreeding Period
101
Relations with Humans
111
References
116
Photo Credits
120
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About the author (1997)

Gary Ritchison is a professor at Eastern Kentucky University. He has been published in numerous ornithological journals and is the author of Northern Cardinal. He lives in Richmond, Kentucky.

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