Piranga rubra (Linnaeus, 1758)
Family: Passeriformes > Cardinalidae
Resembles Scarlet Tanager, but males are paler and females a bit browner;. Summer Tanager has a more southerly range than its congener so is an even rarer visitor to Britain.
Added to the British List on the basis of an individual trapped on Bardsey in 1957.
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Status and Trends
Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Summer Tanager, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.
Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.
|Field Codes||5-letter code: SUMTA | Euring: 17860|
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