Learn all about tanagers with these quick looks at four North American tanager species. Western…
Tanagers and Blackbirds
The early bird gets the worm when it comes to attracting beautiful tanagers and blackbirds. Learn where you can see tanagers throughout summer and how to identify different types of blackbirds.
It’s a sight to behold: On migration, flocks of Western Tanagers pass through valleys, plains and foothills. They nest mostly in the mountains, in firs and pines, often at high elevations.
In the West, sweet treats like oranges and sugar water will attract the Bullock’s Oriole to your yard. You may even see them on your hummingbird feeder!
This stunning bird is very similar in appearance to its western cousin, the Bullock’s Oriole. At one time, both species were considered one species, the northern oriole. Their ranges overlap in the middle of the country.