(Not so)Scarlet Tanager

(Not so)Scarlet Tanager…
 
Okay, it is a Scarlet Tanager, your monitors aren’t off, your eyes don’t need to be checked, you might be color blind, but that doesn’t change anything here. This is a beautiful male Scarlet Tanager in his fall and winter plumage. When Scarlet Tanagers fly south for the winter, vacationing I assume, they molt out of their brilliant red feathers and put on a beautiful yellow coat. The males have the black shoulders. I have been absolutely inundated with Scarlet Tanagers the past week or so, with as many as a dozen visiting the trees to eat berries and bugs. I will even have a Summer Tanager, Orchard Oriole, or Baltimore Oriole mixed in with them at times. I know they will only be around a week or so more, so I will enjoy them all I can until next Spring when they return all decked out in red.
 
Tamron SP 150-600mm Di VC USD G2 lens on a Nikon D-500, Manual Exposure mode, f8, ISO 2200, shutter speed of 1/60th of a second, Sirui P424S monopod, processed in Lightroom Classic CC. #WithMyTamron, #Tamron, #TamronUSA, #TamronLensesUSA, #TamronImageMaster, #Tamron150600g2, #BirdNirdvana, #BirdPhotography, #SiruiUSA, #BearWoodsWildlifeSanctuary, #BearWoodsPhotography

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