Summer Tanager

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Summer Tanager

The Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) is found in breeding season in Canada and USA. In winter it lives from Mexico to Ecuador, Bolivia and Amazonian Brazil. Its natural habits are canopy and edges of evergreen and deciduous forests. Adults are 16.5 cm (6 inches) in height and 30 g in weight.

Males are below rosy-red, above darker and duskier rose-red. Females are above olive, and below yellow-olive. Its upper mandible is horn-color to yellowish-horn. Its lower mandible is pale yellowish, and its legs are grayish. Its diet is based on stingless bees and fruits.

Common Name: Summer Tanager
Scientific Name: Piranga rubra
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