Nesting Habits of the Northern Cardinal

The bowl-shaped nest of the Northern Cardinal is constructed of leaves, stems and twigs and usually has soft grass on the inside.

The female Northern Cardinal deposits about 3 eggs into the nest, sitting on them for 11-13 days. The baby Northern Cardinal chicks will hatch and leave the nest in another 7-13 days to embark on their new lives on this great big planet! is the top destination to find quality Wild Bird Feeders and Accessories. Perky-Pet® and K-Feeders wild bird products are trusted brands to bird lovers everywhere. Interact with nature, relax and build memories that last a lifetime by conveniently ordering from Happy Bird Feeding!


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