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More poor yard pictures - maybe a female Scarlet Tanager?

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For about a week in mid-May, I had a male Scarlet Tanager visiting my back yard  a couple of times a day.  During that time period, I also photographed the following bird (unfortunately on a crappy, cloudy day).  I'm wondering if this might be a female Scarlet Tanager?  Maybe the male's main squeeze?   First three pics are the bird in question (I brightened the pics considerably).  The fourth picture is the male on a different day just to show it is not always cloudy and dingy in my back yard!

Thanks in advance!

First three pics:  May 17, 2020 - West Chester, PA

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And the male on May 13:

 

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You got it! That's a female Scarlet Tanager. The small bill and dark wings rule out the similar female Summer Tanager.

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1 hour ago, akandula said:

You got it! That's a female Scarlet Tanager. The small bill and dark wings rule out the similar female Summer Tanager.

Agreed

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