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Scarlet Tanager (male)

Piranga olivacea

Each fall, males molt from brilliant scarlet to yellow-olive. They then look similar to females except for blacker wings and tail.

Canon EOS 1D Mark II ,Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM ,Canon 1.4X TC
1/50s f/7.1 at 700.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
Janet Forjan-Freedman17-Jun-2007 12:20
Lovely capture! Janet
Guest 15-Jun-2007 02:10
I am honored to be the first to comment on this fine shot! What a beautiful creature!