Perching

Hepatic Tanager

Piranga flava
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Length: 8 in. (20 cm )
Nesting in mountainous pine and oak woodlands, the Hepatic Tanager stays high in the tree crowns. Here it gleans and flies out to catch insects from the vegetation but in the later summer includes more fruits in its diet. The nest is made of loose grass and moss and placed high on a horizontal branch.

The four-digit banding code is HETA.

Female | Jim Burns


Fir forest

Oak-pine woodland
Bird Sound Type: Chirping
Sex of Bird: Male
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Bird Sound Type: Chirping
Sex of Bird: Male
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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Hepatic Tanager
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: July 13, 2017
  • Date accessed: December 10, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/hepatic-tanager

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Hepatic Tanager. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved December 10, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/hepatic-tanager

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Chicago Manual of Style

Dr. Biology. "Hepatic Tanager". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 July, 2017. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/hepatic-tanager

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "Hepatic Tanager". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 10 Dec 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/hepatic-tanager

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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