Hepatic Tanager Identification

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Adult Description

  • Medium-sized songbird.
  • Male all red with dark bill.
  • Female yellowish.

Male Description

Brick red to red-orange. Ear coverts, back, and flanks grayish. Bill dark, blackish on upper mandible, light gray on lower with black tip.

Female Description

Forehead, throat, and underparts olive-yellow to orange-yellow. Ear coverts and flanks grayish. Crown, nape, wings, and back grayish olive.

Immature Description

Immature similar to adult female.
Relative Size

Relative Sizebetween sparrow and robinbetween sparrow and robin
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 7.9 in (20 cm)
    • Weight: 0.8-1.7 oz (23-47 g)
    • Wingspan: 12.6 in (32 cm)