Summer Tanagers will sometimes visit feeders to eat fruit and peanut butter mixtures. They nest in large trees, usually dogwoods (in the panhandle), oaks, and pines.|
The Scarlet Tanager, a resident of the Northeast U.S., passes through Florida when migrating to and from South America.
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|Summer Tanager||NCS||SpSuF-B||insects*, fruit|
blackberry, dogwood, mulberry, tupelo, wild cherry
Sp=spring Su=summer F=fall W=winter
B=breeds in Florida during season(s) underlined M=Migrant