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Summer Tanager at Claremont Canyon

Teale Fristoe
 

Hello all,

At the end of a nice long hike today, I was surprised to see a male Summer
Tanager, like a bright red heart, high up in the eucalyptus trees between
the first and second switchback at Claremont Canyon (around
37.86613,-122.239573). This is the same general area where a male Summer
Tanager overwintered last year, so it's presumably the same bird. If so,
your best bet to see it might be staking out the oak trees just downhill
from the third switchback (the one with a severed rope swing).

ebird checklist with a terrible photo: https://ebird.org/checklist/S64476328

Happy Valentines Day,
Teale Fristoe
Berkeley