Have You Ever Wondered Why Cardinals Like To Come Out In The Snow?

why do cardinals come out in the winter

Whether you’re a first-time birdwatcher or a long-time enthusiast, cardinals are a wonderful addition to any backyard, and the first time you see their fantastic red plumage contrasting with the white snow you’ll be hooked. So, why don’t they migrate?  I’ve always loved cardinals and have done extensive research on them and their nesting, eating,…

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Would You Believe Cardinals Don’t Use Birdhouses?

Do Cardinals Use Birdhouses

I’ve wondered, “do cardinals use birdhouses” and I’ve researched this topic in-depth to realize that they do not. They don’t care for enclosed structures for their nesting locations. They much prefer an open-air location with lots of branches for cover in either trees, bushes, or densely packed shrubs.  Cardinals prefer to nest in protected areas…

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An In-Depth View Of Where Do Cardinals Nest?

I often wonder where Cardinals nest at all times of the year as I am lucky enough to have these beautiful birds visiting my yard on a frequent basis. I have thoroughly researched this topic on cardinal nesting behavior and preferences. And, I explored nesting habits to see if they change depending on the time…

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Best Cardinal Birdhouses

best cardinal birdhouses

If you start looking for the best Cardinal birdhouses, you’ll be disappointed. Cardinals do not like to next in enclosed spaces. They are considered an “open-nester” bird and will be much more at home nesting in a structure that is well protected but open. A nesting shelf is a better alternative than a traditional birdhouse…

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