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Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea)

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Genus: Piranga
Species: olivacea


2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives


This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Anna, Illinois
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Yale, Iowa
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Plain Dealing, Louisiana
Jefferson, Maine
Hubbardston, Massachusetts
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Cole Camp, Missouri
Saint Robert, Missouri
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Oak Harbor, Ohio
Aberdeen, South Dakota
Copper Hill, Virginia

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Member Notes:

Positive annakins On May 23, 2013, annakins from Aberdeen, SD wrote:

We saw this bird when we went for a walk in the park. Had to come home to find out what it was. Thank you Davesgarden. Love this website.

Positive klydekaos On May 8, 2014, klydekaos from Arlington Heights, IL wrote:

I was surprised and excited to see this beautiful bird in my garden today and after several attempts (resident cardinals kept chasing it off) I was able to get it on video. And another bird I have been seeing that resembled a female warbler on steroids I think is the female tanager

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