Sunday, May 1, 2016

More colorful migrants from South Padre Island: Rose-breasted Grosbeak & Western Tanagers

Another male Rose-breasted Grosbeak stopped over at the South Padre Island Convention Center gardens to feed.

Western Tanagers are not very common here so this adult male was very popular. I live near where they breed so see a number of them every year either migrating through my town or on their breeding territories, but they are always a delight.
This female Western Tanager was confusing to many of the eastern birders. SeEtta