Assateague Island, MD October 26, 2013
#193 Scarlet Tanager.
Shippensburg, PA September 29, 2013
Davidsonville Park, A.A. Co., MD Sept. 9, 2013.
The Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) is a medium-sized American songbird. Formerly placed in the tanager family (Thraupidae), it and other members of its genus are now classified in the cardinal family (Cardinalidae). The species' plumage and vocalizations are similar to other members of the cardinal family.