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

John Muir

 

 

 

Scarlet Tanager
(Piranga olivacea)

   
        

Scarlet Tanager
Information

                                      
Length: 7"
 
Habitat: Mature deciduous or deciduous-coniferous forests. Occasionally, parks or residential areas with large shade trees.

Scarlet Tanager
Photo © Mike Danzenbaker
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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
 
 
Range Map:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
         Scarlet Tanager Breeding Map USGS  
     
  Breeding Map    
 
 
Additional Information:
 
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Photo, description, similar species, sound, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status.
 
     
   

 

 


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