Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis (Linnaeus, 1758)  Synonyms: Cardinal, Cardinal Grosbeak, Cardinal Redbird, NOCA, Redbird.

Status:

Common resident found in all Maryland counties in all seasons.

Where to find:

Nearly guaranteed at bird feeders stocked with sunflower seeds.

There are 639 records in the project database.

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Northern Cardinal in Harford Co., Maryland (2/13/2014). Photo by Matthew Addicks. (MBP list)

A Northern Cardinal in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (11/27/2016). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

A male Northern Cardinal in Harford Co., Maryland (3/4/2017). Photo by Dean Mahlstedt. (MBP list)

A female Northern Cardinal in Howard Co., Maryland (12/26/2014). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Northern Cardinal in Washington Co., Maryland (1/30/2018). Photo by Linda Lewis. (MBP list)

A female Northern Cardinal in Baltimore Co., Maryland (1/1/2010). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A juvenile Northern Cardinal in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/13/2012). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A female Northern Cardinal in Kent Co., Maryland (9/19/2014). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

A female Northern Cardinal in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (3/3/2014). Photo by Larry Reese. (MBP list)

Northern Cardinal eggs in Carroll Co., Maryland (8/16/2011). Photo by Anna Letaw. (MBP list)

Northern Cardinal in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/16/2019). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

A Northern Cardinal nest with eggs at Chino Farms in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/20/2015). Photo by Maren Gimpel. (MBP list)

A Northern Cardinal nest with egg at Chino Farms in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (4/30/2013). Photo by Maren Gimpel. (MBP list)

A Northern Cardinal nest with nestling in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/19/2014). Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)


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