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Passeriformes > Cardinalidae

Summer Tanager

Piranga rubra

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Adult males are completely red; immature males are dull yellow with blotchy patches of red. Females are variable, ranging in color from pale dull yellow to brighter orange. In both sexes, note longer, paler bill than Scarlet Tanager. Breeds in wooded areas, ranging from pine-oak forests in the southeastern U.S. to riparian corridors in northern Mexico and western U.S. Winters in Central and South America.

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