Mission Valley – possible Hepatic Tanager, late report, Jan 13, 2019
Visiting British birder Graham Etherington reported an interesting male tanager on Bachman Place in Mission Valley seen on Sunday Jan 13, 2019. Photo, exact location by map link and some notes about the tree it was seen in can be found in the eBird report below.
Hard to be certain from the one photo, overhead and back lighting could be causing this, but bill looks dusky blue-gray colored, and plumage seems to have a darker gray coloration to feather bases. It might be a male Hepatic Tanager. If anyone is inclined to take a search for it please post if relocated!
Source: SanDiegoRegionBirding Latest Reports