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"The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness."

John Muir

 

 

 

Scarlet Tanager
(Piranga olivacea)

   
        
Scarlet Tanager
© Saurabh13|Dreamstime
 
Scarlet Tanager Information

Length: 7"

Habitat: Mature deciduous or deciduous-coniferous forests. Occasionally, parks or residential areas with large shade trees.

Diet: Mainly insects, including caterpillars, bees, wasps, aphids; spiders; some wild fruits and berries, such as mulberries, elderberries, and sumac fruit.
 
Scarlet Tanager ID TipsIdentification tips for the Scarlet Tanager
 
Song and calls of the Scarlet Tanager
 
Range Map:
 
         Scarlet Tanager Breeding Map USGS  
     
  Breeding Map    
 
Additional Information:

Scarlet Tanager
Description, habitat, feeding behavior, nesting, range, and migration. Includes photo and range map. (From Boreal Birds)
 
Scarlet Tanager
 
Scarlet Tanager
Photo © Mike Danzenbaker
 
     

 

 


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