11 May, 2011

Scarlet Tanager

Scientific Name: Piranga olivacea

Population Estimate: 2.2M

Range / Habitat: Breeds in deciduous and mixed deciduous/coniferous woodlands --though occasionally in suburban areas with large trees -- in eastern US. Winters in montane evergreen forests in western South America.

Field Notes: Small passerine. Breeding male unmistakable -- black wings on all red body -- as above.

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