The Northern Cardinal is a Small-sized bird of the Cardinal species, featured in Red Dead Redemption 2 and Red Dead Online.

This animal can be hunted, but cannot be skinned. Studying the Northern Cardinal is required for the "Zoologist" Achievement.

Northern Cardinal Details & Location:

Northern Cardinals tend to inhabit the woodland areas of New Hanover and West Elizabeth. Their omnivorous diet includes grains, weeds, seeds, and fruit. Cardinals can be killed with less impact than other animals. A Bow with Small Game Arrows can be used successfully whilst hunting these birds. The cardinal's feathers can be used for crafting and their carcasses can be sold to traders.

Northern Cardinal Hunting Tips:

The Northern Cardinal yields feathers and gamey bird meat. Used in crafting and cooking or can be sold. Use a Bow with a Small Game Arrow for a clean kill.

Map Location - Northern Cardinal

Where to find the Northern Cardinal in Red Dead Redemption 2 - Map Location / Habitat:

The Northern Cardinal is Uncommonly found in the wooded areas of New Hanover and West Elizabeth.

Northern Cardinal - Map Location in RDR2

Northern Cardinal Info

  • Scientific Name Cardinalis cardinalis

Northern Cardinal Appearances

  • Game Edition Game Edition: Red Dead OnlineRed Dead OnlineGame Edition: RDR 2 Story ModeRDR 2 Story Mode



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