adult male; beautiful red all over (Arizona, USA; 2012-04-29)

Summer Tanager
Piranga rubra

Native Range: North America and Middle America

Notes: a colorful resident of mixed hardwoods, usually remaining well hidden in the canopy.

peering down from forest canopy (Texas, USA; 2006-04-06)

juvenile male; some red on olive-green body (Georgia, USA; 2008-10-25)

female; yellowish all over; large pale bill (Arizona, USA; 2012-04-29)

dorsal view of female (Arizona, USA; 2012-04-29

adult male; rosy-red overall (Texas, USA; 2006-04-06)

male posing for a portrait (Arizona, USA; 2012-04-29)

frontal view of male (Arizona, USA; 2012-04-29)