Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Breeding Habitat. Partially shaded tangles of shrubs, small trees, and vines that occur on moist sites along wood margins or in forest openings; also characteristic of mixtures of ornamental shrubs and trees in city parks and other landscaped suburban residential areas.
Nesting. Reports concerning nesting at Fargo are listed in chronological order as follows:
1961--Nest found on July 20 (Mrs. Shields).
1962--Young observed on May 30 and 31 and nest found on June 5 (R. L. Humphrey).
1963--Three young on June 3 and on August 9 (P. K. Hunter).
1964--A pair with young, and five other pairs present (V. J. Scheel); two young on July 1 (E. G. Anderson).
1965--Nest with two young on May 31 (E. G. Anderson); nest with two eggs (1 hatched) in June (V. J. Scheel); one young banded on September 21 (E. G. Anderson); two young on September 25 (P. K. Hunter).
1966-1972--Young reported every year (E. G. Anderson).
1970--Nest with three young on August 18 (E. G. Anderson).
1972--One young on June 29 and three young on July 11 (E. G. Anderson).
|Figure 162. Breeding Range of Cardinal|