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Summer Tanager, Female
D. Taylor

Summer Tanager, Female (Piranga rubra)

Same conditions as the nuthatch and my first female of this species.
Edge of woods
Johnston County, NC
Date taken
Scientific name
Piranga rubra
Equipment used
Nikon 600/Sigma 150-600 C/SUV and beanbag
Isn't she a beauty. Gorgeous female and a brilliant picture showing marvelous colors with great composition. Exquisite Donny!!!!
Nice one Donny! I haven't seen any migrants at all yet. Fingers crossed this weekend will bring some in.

She perched so beautifully for you guy.
She looks mesmerizing with that look!!!! Fantastic capture and congratulations on a lifer!!!!
Quite dramatic, and she seems so poised and self confident! Thanks so much for your information about bluebird families returning to check their boxes. And thanks for sharing this and all of your other fabulous shots!
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Lovely bird, composition and shot, Donny ... wonderful work ... tfs ...
Congrats on your fine newbie Donny, super capture buddy...I did get distant views of one of these at Steve's, but too far away for decent pics.

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