Hepatic Tanager, Villa La Jolla Park
A HEPATIC TANAGER was present this morning (November 28) moving high up between the eucalyptus that run through the north side of Villa La Jolla Park. Presumably this is the returning tanager that was found late last winter in the park, and I think there was some discussion about its sex and age. Most of my views (and a few mediocre photos) were from below and distant, but the tanager present this morning had an orangeish wash to the head and especially throat, but it seemed to quickly fade to a drabber yellow/grayish tones on the body.
San Diego, CA
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