|Cat Name :||Cardinal|
|Common Name :||Northern Cardinal|
|Scientific Name :||Cardinalis cardinalis|
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|Physical Description :||
Northern Cardinals are fairly large birds with long tails and a prominent crest and short beak. Males are pure red, and females are pale brown with some red patches on the wings, tail and crest.
|Physical Statistics :||
Length: 8.3 – 9.1 Inches (21 – 23 Centimeters)
Northern Cardinals are ground foragers who are most common in forests and eat seeds. They nest in shrubs and are in the forest year round.
|Social Organization :||
Northern Cardinals are solitary and very territorial birds.
|Approval Level :||None; Northern Cardinals are quite common in the forest.|
|Kill Difficulty :||Low;
Northern Cardinals are small birds, and so cat’s shouldn’t have much difficulty taking them down.
|Training Level :||Advanced;
Northern Cardinals can fly, so cats must have some skill in hunting birds.
|Hunting Tactic :||Birds|
|Food Quality :||Medium; Northern Cardinals are small but quite nutritious.|