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♂️ Summer tanager wintering in Colombia

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

 

The only completely red bird in North America, the strawberry-colored male Summer Tanager is an eye-catching sight against the green leaves of the forest canopy.

 

The mustard-yellow female is harder to spot, though both sexes have a very distinctive chuckling call note. Fairly common during the summer, these birds migrate as far as the middle of South America each winter.

 

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Summer_Tanager/id

 

 

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Taken on January 21, 2021