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Summer Tanager Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    Summer Tanagers are medium-sized, chunky songbirds with big bodies and large heads. They have large, thick, blunt-tipped bills.

    Relative Size

    Smaller than an American Robin; larger than a Yellow Warbler.

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    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 6.7 in (17 cm)
      • Weight: 1.1 oz (30 g)