Migratory american songbird hepatic tanager (Piranga flava) male perched in a branch in tropical forest Venezuela
Like the scarlet tanager, the male of this species is red and the female is yellow.
Male hepatic tanager perched on a leafy tree branch
Adult male hepatic tanagers are brick-red with gray ear tufts and edging.
Female hepatic tanager perched on a branch with a blurred green background
Female hepatic tanagers are olive and yellow and have grayish ear tufts.
Male hepatic tanager against a black background
Hepatic tanagers measure between 3.5 and 7.9 inches long and weigh between 0.8 and 1.7 ounces.
Female hepatic tanager perched on a tree stump on a white background
Hepatic tanagers are medium-sized birds. They're stocky and have stout bills, long wings, and short tails.