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Name: Myrna S.
Status: other
Age: 60s
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Date: 5/25/2004


Question:
Where do cardinals migrate to in the winter? Living here in Michigan we do not see them after the summer. Thanks you for your answering this question for me.


Replies:
Northern cardinals are generally non-migratory. In the 19th century they were rarely reported north of central Illinois-Indiana, but in the 20th century expanded their range to Minnesota, Michigan and Ontario. I can't say why you don't see them in the winter as they must surely be somewhere nearby.

J. Elliott


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