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Summer Tanagers will sometimes visit feeders to eat fruit and peanut butter mixtures. They nest in large trees, usually dogwoods (in the panhandle), oaks, and pines.
The Scarlet Tanager, a resident of the Northeast U.S., passes through Florida when migrating to and from South America.

name area season diet/native food plants
Summer TanagerNCSSpSuF-Binsects*, fruit
blackberry, dogwood, mulberry, tupelo, wild cherry
N=north  C=central  S=south
Sp=spring  Su=summer  F=fall  W=winter
B=breeds in Florida during season(s) underlined  M=Migrant

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