Summer Tanager

Hey guys, welcome back. Today is our next tanager; the summer tanager. The summer tanager is a bright red bird that lives in the southern half of the eastern US. Despite this, I have seen a few in New York City, which is slightly north of their range. They rarely visit northern Ohio, so I... Continue Reading →

Western Tanager

Hey guys, welcome back! Today's bird is an interesting one as it's a western species, meaning the bird I actually saw was a vagrant. What is a vagrant in animal terms? Well, simply put, it's an animal (in this case a bird) that strays far outside its normal range. The western tanager is typically found... Continue Reading →

Scarlet Tanager

Hey guys welcome back! Today's bird is our first of (as of the date of this writing) 3 tanagers on my life list! The scarlet tanager is a smallish songbird, about the size of an eastern bluebird. Like other tanagers, they are primarily insectivores, but also enjoy eating fruits and berries. Taxonomically, tanagers are kind... Continue Reading →

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