Western Tanager Spotted Outside Normal Range – In Ohio

A female Western Tanager was spotted in Grandview Heights, Ohio last week. The bird’s normal range is in the western United States, particularly in the Rocky Mountains.

Prior to this year, confirmed sightings of the Western Tanager in Ohio were recorded once in the 1980’s and once in the 1990’s. This year there have been three verified sightings.

Read more about the Tanager’s visit to Ohio.

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One Response to Western Tanager Spotted Outside Normal Range – In Ohio

  1. Karen Hawes says:

    I spotted a male Western tanager in northeast Ohio on 4/23/2014. It was feeding from my friends birdfeeder.

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