The tanager himself wears his gay dress only during the nesting season, that is, spring and summer.
If it tried, say, the tanager's, would we believe and accept it?
Justine laughed, tilting her head back to catch a last glimpse of the tanager.
tanager is uniformed first for conquest, then for guard duty.
We trust that the tanager will improve as time goes on; but in any case we are largely in his debt.
There is pride in the song of the tanager, and vanity in that of the catbird.
A tanager or a Cardinal makes a point of glowing beauty in the green woods, and the Cardinal among the white snows.
Silence again, while a tanager called his agitated "chip-chur!"
They are rather rare, as are also the Louisiana tanager, most gorgeous of all the Tahoe birds, and the black-headed grosbeak.
Meanwhile Mrs. tanager was flying about in the tree tops near at hand and calling anxiously.
small American oscine bird, 1844, from Modern Latin tanagra, named 1758 by Linnaeus, alteration of Portuguese tangara, from Tupi (Brazil) tangara.