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What kind of bird is this? #7153302
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Have not seen one like this before.

Re: What kind of bird is this? [Re: don k] #7153306
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Curious myself. I don't recall ever seeing one.

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Looks like a Summer Tanager in its first spring.



Re: What kind of bird is this? [Re: stxranchman] #7153313
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Looks like a Summer Tanager in its first spring.


Native or just passing through?


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Re: What kind of bird is this? [Re: Pitchfork Predator] #7153319
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Originally Posted By: Pitchfork Predator
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Looks like a Summer Tanager in its first spring.


Native or just passing through?

They migrate in the spring.
Scroll down to read about them:
http://www.texashighways.com/wild/item/540-wings-of-spring
Picture in this one shows an adult male:
https://txtbba.tamu.edu/species-accounts/summer-tanager/



Re: What kind of bird is this? [Re: stxranchman] #7153321
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Looks like a Summer Tanager in its first spring.


Young male.


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Re: What kind of bird is this? [Re: HWY_MAN] #7153336
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Originally Posted By: HWY_MAN
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Looks like a Summer Tanager in its first spring.


Young male.


He will be all red next year.


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Re: What kind of bird is this? [Re: stxranchman] #7153405
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Looks like a Summer Tanager in its first spring.


Just what i was thinking grin bs Nice pic up


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Re: What kind of bird is this? [Re: don k] #7153413
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Excellent picture!

Re: What kind of bird is this? [Re: don k] #7153421
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Great photo Don, I've never seen one!


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Thanks. I have seen Summer Tanagers here before but I guess they were all older as they were completely red. It pays to have a good camera. I now enjoy taking pictures as much as I do shooting something.

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Re: What kind of bird is this? [Re: don k] #7153635
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Re: What kind of bird is this? [Re: don k] #7153679
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Originally Posted By: don k
Thanks. I have seen Summer Tanagers here before but I guess they were all older as they were completely red. It pays to have a good camera. I now enjoy taking pictures as much as I do shooting something.


I'm the same way Don. I still hunt with my rifle but I trully love to shoot things with my camera. You've posted some great shots this year. Keep em coming!

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Re: What kind of bird is this? [Re: Elkhunter49] #7153719
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Originally Posted By: Elkhunter49
Great photo Don, I've never seen one!


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Re: What kind of bird is this? [Re: Nogalus Prairie] #7153864
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Looks like a Summer Tanager in its first spring.


Young male.


He will be all red next year.


The Scarlet Tanager.

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Originally Posted By: Homer Jay
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Looks like a Summer Tanager in its first spring.


Young male.


He will be all red next year.


The Scarlet Tanager.

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Re: What kind of bird is this? [Re: HWY_MAN] #7154050
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Originally Posted By: HWY_MAN
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Looks like a Summer Tanager in its first spring.


Young male.
yep


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Originally Posted By: Homer Jay
Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Originally Posted By: HWY_MAN
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Looks like a Summer Tanager in its first spring.


Young male.


He will be all red next year.


The Scarlet Tanager.

Scarlet Tanager will have black wings and tail feathers while the Summer Tanager will be solid red.



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