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Western Tanager

Piranga ludoviciana

Habitat:

Rural scrub desert bordering riparian

Notes:

Since I started putting out orange halves for the orioles I get Western Tanagers visiting every spring. This is one of a "season" of 6 Western Tanagers that passed through this spring.


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16 Comments

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 5 years ago

Very nice...

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 5 years ago

The colors are so vibrant! Great capture and spotting!

patty
patty 5 years ago

Lovely bird and one who likes vitamins too ;) Nice idea to place oranges, didn´t know they were going to like them in particular. Do you happen to know if they prefer them to other sort of food? Greetings

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Welcome Shawn...
Hmmm.. My observation through Project Noah is most of Yellow and Pale Green coloured (may be partially) birds possessing sweet voice... So I had habit to find their voice on internet if available like your spotted bird.

ShawnLaBrier
ShawnLaBrier 6 years ago

Thanks for pointing that out, Ashish. Now I know what to listen for next time they travel through.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago
Wild Things
Wild Things 6 years ago

Welcome.

ShawnLaBrier
ShawnLaBrier 6 years ago

Thank you, Satyen!

Wild Things
Wild Things 6 years ago

Lovely spotting.

ShawnLaBrier
ShawnLaBrier 6 years ago

Thank you, Susan, Sa C., and MitchRay!

MitchRay
MitchRay 6 years ago

Great bird!

Sa
Sa 6 years ago

Great, love it!

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 6 years ago

gorgeous!

ShawnLaBrier
ShawnLaBrier 6 years ago

Thank you, Alice and Heather!

HeatherMiller
HeatherMiller 6 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah! What a colorful way to start. I look forward to more of your nice photos.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 6 years ago

Very nice and good information

New Mexico, USA

Lat: 34.13, Long: -106.90

Spotted on May 22, 2011
Submitted on Aug 30, 2011

Spotted for missions

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