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23-SEP-2007 Lloyd Spitalnik

Scarlet Tanager (male)

Central Park, NYC

Piranga olivacea

In the fall, males molt from brilliant scarlet to yellow-olive. They then look similar to females except for blacker wings and tail. This bird has just a few red feathers left.

Canon EOS 1D Mark II ,Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM ,Canon 1.4X TC
1/40s f/6.3 at 700.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto