Bills II

Piranga olivaceaThis male Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea), in his subdued non-breeding plumage, was capturing wasps on Lookout Hill during fall migration. These birds are usually pretty high up in the trees, but this one was acting like a flycatcher not so far above eye-level.

2 Responses to “Bills II”

  1. 1 Molly Nash Rouzie January 20, 2014 at 11:10 am

    Matthew, your gorgeous passerines are sending me down the most delightful Internet wormhole. Many thanks!

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