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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Tanager, Western
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Tanager, Western (Provincial Rarety)
-Piranga ludoviciana (Wilson)


Bill stout but somewhat elongated, shorter than head, its ridge downcurved; upper mandible slightly toothed near middle of cutting edge. Adult male (breeding plumage): head red, palest on throat; rest of under parts, neck, rump, and upper tail coverts yellow; back, wings and tail mostly black; two pale-yellow wing bars.

 


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