Summer Tanager

Piranga rubra - Tangara vermillon

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Cardinalidés

  • Genus
    :

    Piranga

  • Species
    :

    rubra

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 28 à 30 cm.
  • Weight
    : 30 g
Longevity

5 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) is a species of bird in the Cardinalidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Piranga rubra cooperi (sw USA and n Mexico)
  • Piranga rubra rubra (e USA)

Foreign names

  • Tangara vermillon,
  • Piranga,
  • Sanhaçu-vermelho ( Sanhaço-de-fogo-migrador,
  • Sommertangare,
  • piros tangara,
  • Zomertangare,
  • Tanagra estiva,
  • Sommartangara,
  • Sommertanagar,
  • piranga červená,
  • tangara ohnivá,
  • Sommertangar,
  • kesätangara,
  • piranga roja,
  • Sumartáni,
  • piranga pąsowa,
  • vasaras tanagra,
  • rdeča piranga,
  • Алая пиранга,
  • ナツフウキンチョウ,
  • 玫红丽唐纳雀,
  • 玫紅比藍雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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