summer tanager

a tanager, Piranga rubra, of the south and central U.S., the male of which is rose-red, the female olive-green above and yellow below.

1775–85, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Off course and north of its normal range, it's a rare treat to see the red summer tanager on a warm day.
Colorful songsters such as the hooded warbler, summer tanager and indigo bunting arrive to claim their nesting territories.
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