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Flame-colored Tanager

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Status in SE Arizona: Rare summer visitor.

Timing: Apr-Aug.

Status in USA: Most US records are from SE Arizona.

Habitat/location: A male returned every year to Madera Canyon from 2002 to 2010, but not since. One or two pairs were found in the Huachuca Mountains in 2015. Otherwise less than annual in mid to higher elevation canyons such as Ramsey Canyon. Beware the possibility of hybrids.

Range map:

Flame-colored Tanager map from eBird [1]

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More information about how to find Flame-colored Tanager in SE Arizona…


Male Flame-colored Tanager [2]

Male Flame-colored Tanager [3]

Male Flame-colored Tanager [4]

Female Flame-colored Tanager [5]

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