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Female Scarlet Tanager?


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4 hours ago, The Bird Nuts said:

Agree with Scarlet Tanager.  And I would think the grayish wings would make it a female, but I'm not certain.

I agree. The wing feathers are worn, so it is an adult. Adult males would show red body plumage somewhere. Additionally, since this bird is obviously in the middle of its prebasic molt, my understanding of SCTA molt (as presented in an earlier discussion) was incorrect.

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