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Piranga rubra -female- (Summer tanager/Piranga abejera)

Taken in La Ceja, Colombia; Central Andes; 2.300 meters above sea level.


The breeding habitat of Summer Tanager is open wooded areas, especially with oaks, across the southern United States, extending as far north as Iowa. These birds migrate to Mexico, Central America and northern South America. They are often out of sight, foraging high in trees, sometimes flying out to catch insects in flight.


Source: Wikipedia

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Taken on December 19, 2013