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Scarlet Tanager
(Piranga olivacea)

Scarlet Tanager
© Saurabh
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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