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Cherrie's Tanager (Male)

Image # 1D2_05879

Las Cruces Biological Station (OTS)


Canon 600L/f4 IS

ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/500 second

Aperture Priority at 0

Gitzo 1329/ArcaSwiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick

We have seen these in several parts of Costa Rica, and this species has seen some changes in its classification.  Originally the Red-rumped Tanager, it was next Passerini's Tanager, and a variant on the Pacific side of Central America is now called (by some, anyway) Cherrie's Tanager.