Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana)
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Title: Western tanager
Alternative Title: Piranga ludoviciana
Creator: Menke, Dave
Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributor: NATIONAL CONSERVATION TRAINING CENTER-PUBLICATIONS AND TRAINING MATERIALS
Language: EN - ENGLISH
Rights: (public domain)
Subject: animals, aves, bird, birds, Deshutes National Forest, Oregon, passerines, neotropical migrant, migratory
Abstract: First recorded on the Lewis and Clark expedition (1803-1806), the Western tanager prefers open forested areas at low elevations. The male has a vivid colored red head, bright yellow body with striking black wings and tail.
Created: July 01 2003
Available: June 17 2004
Issued: June 17 2004
Modified: June 17 2004