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=== Scarlet Tanager ===
 
=== Scarlet Tanager ===
(Piranga olivacea)
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(Piranga olivacea)<br>
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Adult males are brilliant red with black wings and tail. Females and nonbreeding males are dull yellow-olive with gray or black wings. Breeds in forested areas. Song is burry series of notes, like a robin with a sore throat. Winters in South America. Occasionally visits feeders in the spring, especially after periods of rain. Prefers oranges or grape jelly.
  
[[File:kingfiher.jpg|400px|thumb|center|Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon) - © Ken Czworka]]
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[[File:Tanager.jpg|400px|thumb|center|Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) - © Ken Czworka]]

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Scarlet Tanager

(Piranga olivacea)
Adult males are brilliant red with black wings and tail. Females and nonbreeding males are dull yellow-olive with gray or black wings. Breeds in forested areas. Song is burry series of notes, like a robin with a sore throat. Winters in South America. Occasionally visits feeders in the spring, especially after periods of rain. Prefers oranges or grape jelly.

Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) - © Ken Czworka