Scarlet Tanager

(Piranga olivacea)

Status: Summer Resident. Last recorded on site in 2020
Breeding Status:-
1987-1991: Likely but not confirmed1992-1996: Likely but not confirmed
1997-2001: Likely but not confirmed2002-2006: Confirmed
2007-2011: Confirmed2012-2016: Likely but not confirmed

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is rare on site.

Occurs as a migrant in the wooded areas of the lab. In 1988, it was a summer resident in the north part of the "big woods". Although a pair was present on a definite territory all summer, breeding was not confirmed.

Artist: Denis Kania.
This is a male.

Photographer: Christian Goers.
This is a female.