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This article is unpublished.
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Animal Diversity Web
Dewey, T., J. Crane and K. Kirschbaum. 2001. "Cardinalis cardinalis" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 19, 2009 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Cardinalis_cardinalis.html.
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