Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) The scarlet tanager is a medium sized American songbird. Adult males are bright red with black wings and tail; females are yellowish on the underpants and olive on top, with olive-brown wings and tail.
Scarlet Tanagers will be returning to the eastern half of the country soon. Look for these insect eaters in wooded areas, or at orange and jelly feeders in your own backyard. Get more info on this species at Birds & Blooms.