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Flame-colored Tanager Photo @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Madera Canyon, AZ
GPS: 31.7N, -110.9W, elev=4,953' MAP
Date: June 4, 2007
ID : ? [3888 x 2592]

Flame-colored Tanager Picture @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Madera Canyon, AZ
GPS: 31.7N, -110.9W, elev=4,953' MAP
Date: June 4, 2007
ID : ? [3888 x 2592]

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SPECIES INFO

The Flame-colored Tanager (also Striped Tanager, Swainson's Tanager, Flame-coloured Tanager), Piranga bidentata, is a medium-sized songbird of the Tanager family, Thraupidae.

A tropical passerine bird, the Flame-colored Tanager is primarily found in Mexico and Central America, but is occasionally seen in the United States in the mountains in the southeast corner of Arizona and Sonora-(the Madrean sky islands), and the southwest corner of Texas.

It is also the national bird of Puerto Rico, a commonwealth of the U.S.



                                     




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