Bird #139 — Summer Tanager

piranga (a South American name for a bird) rubra (red)

Friday, May 9, 1980 — 7:15 am

Conway, Arkansas — Happy Valley Road

Soon after we saw the Indigo Bunting, Sally and I spotted this beautiful Summer Tanager foraging in a treetop in the mixed oak woods along the road on the hill.  It flew across the road right above me and landed in a treetop on the other side.

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