Yellow and red pigeon sized bird

by Linda
(Puyallup, WA)

Puyallup, Washington- pigeon-sized bird with bright yellow body and vivid red feathers surrounding the face and on the throat. It also has longish tail feathers, not parrot or macaw-like but rounded. There were two of these birds in the fife heights area june 6th. Any ideas what they might be? I've never seen anything like them before.

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Jun 15, 2012
Red-faced bird
by: Judy-Seattle

Hi Linda,except for the size, what you describe sounds a lot like a Western Tanager. I found it in my book "Birds of the Puget Sound, but have never seen one myself.

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