Scarlet Tanager (male) – 5/24/18

Observer: Deb Radovsky

Observation Date: 5/24/18

Observation Time: 6:15 a.m.

Observation Location: Billings Loop, Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary

Common Name: Scarlet Tanager (male)

Scientific Name: Piranga olivacea

Comments: This scarlet and black woodland bird is common in Sharon but seldom seen because they live in the woods. However, you can find them by learning what their song sounds like.

The female is drab olive-green with dark (but not jet black) wings.

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