The high density and stature of canopy trees in the regrowth patches supported a high number of upper-canopy nesting bird species such as the yellow-throated vireo (Vireo flavifrons), scarlet tanager
(Piranga olivacea), and eastern wood-pewee (Conoptus virens).
Now there is no stopping the emergence of grasshopper, caterpillar, and Tiger Swallowtail, the unfurling of Bloodroot and Trillium petal, the greening of mountainside, the birth of fawn, the return of Scarlet Tanager
, carrying the fire of the Amazon on its back, Filling the woods with its sweet exotic call, "I'm here
After scrolling to the bottom of the page I noticed the copyright for the website is held by Scarlet Tanager
, LLC doing business as Gurney's.
Walton describes the scarlet tanager
as sounding like "a robin with a sore throat.
Pastimes: Founding member, Oregon Field Ornithologists; among the first in Oregon to see a yellow-throated warbler and a scarlet tanager
Few North American birds can beat the male cardinal for brightness, but the scarlet tanager
certainly draws the eye.
Red-Winged Blackbird Ruby-Throated Hummingbird Scarlet Tanager
Purple Martin House Wren Indigo Bunting Cedar Waxwing Bluebird Bald Eagle Brown Pelican Turkey Herring Gull Mallard Duck Common Loon Canada Goose Great Blue Heron Red-Tailed Hawk Common Barn Owl Ring-Necked Pheasant Northern Bobwhite
Among the familiar and beloved species at risk are the wood thrush, northern oriole, golden-cheeked warbler, scarlet tanager
Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina), Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia), Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus), and Scarlet Tanager
(Piranga olivacea) were selected as target species.
That's why he stuck out like a scarlet tanager
in the pages of The Washington Post.
The scarlet tanager
, for instance, has a stable population, although it has suffered significant declines along the Atlantic Coast from Washington to Boston.
In a survey of canopy-nesting songbirds in the Adirondacks this summer, Adams found reduced populations of scarlet tanager
, red-eyed vireo, least flycatcher, eastern wood-pewee and rose-breasted grosbeak.
And though the poem opens with typically Schuyleresque flair and immediacy, in medias res, amid the kinetic swirl of nature's things, the image it thrusts before us signals right away that something is unsettled in the urban-pastoral Maytime: a scarlet tanager
flashing abruptly into view, "the bright spot/ in the sunny rather evil day/ the red touch green/ cries out for.
Animals that Benefit: Black bear, wild turkey, ruffed grouse, gray and red squirrels, white-tailed deer, blue jay, scarlet tanager
, many songbirds, small rodents
The spring male scarlet tanager
is our only bright scarlet bird with black wings and black tail.