While deep in the Zaleski Wild Turkey Management Area, I happened along a stream with the most beautiful bright red bird.
With the colors so bright, I had at first mistaken it for a long forgotten fisherman's bobber.
But wait. . . it moved???
Many seeing the picture, insisted I had captured a Cardinal. Being a novice bird watcher, I knew this could not be true. The beak of this bird was not black and the typical black mask was missing.
Thanks to the internet, I believe I have correctly identified this beautiful creature as a Scarlet Tananger. This is the first for me and one I'm thrilled to share with you.
Of course, if you believe I have missed the identification of this bird, please feel free to share. I'm just an amateur and bound to make a mistake.
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