Plumage/Description:Males are a dull red color overall with a grayish wash, particularly on the face, back, wings, and flanks.
Female plumage is a dull orange color on the forehead, throat, and breast, with a predominately grayish wash over the head, back, wings and flanks.
Time of year: Spring, Summer, early Fall
Relative Abundance: Common in proper habitat
Behavior: Hepatic Tanagers are rarely seen outside of a Ponderosa Pine habitat. They glean for insects, frequently in trees,
but will sometimes go down onto the ground in search of insects. Where there are homes in the forest with feeders it is not
uncommon for tanagers to frequent suet and jelly feeders.
Diet: Insects, suet, jelly
Similar species: Summer Tanager
Best Sites: Goldwater Lake, Lynx Lake, Granite Basin Recreation Area, Groom Creek, Walker