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What does WETA stand for?

WETA stands for Western Tanager (bird species Piranga ludoviciana)

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we included the ash-throated flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens), western kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis), warbling vireo (Vireo gilvus), Lucy's warbler (Oreothlypis luciae), western tanager (Piranga ludoviciana), chipping sparrow (Spizella passerina), lark sparrow (Chondestes grammacus), lark bunting (Calamospiza melanocorys), black-headed grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus), lazuli bunting (Passerina amoena), Bullock's oriole (Icterus bullockii), and lesser goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria).
JIM MCCAUSLAND LISA'S WILDLIFE What she's spotted in her yard so far: Three dozen kinds of birds, including Western tanagers, flickers, grosbeaks, chickadees, Spotted townees, rufous and Anna's hummingbirds, and Cooper's hawks Butterflies such as swallowtails, painted ladies, and fritillaries much greater than] Bees [much greater than] Ladybugs [much greater than] Lacewings [much greater than] Pacific tree frogs.
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology several years ago launched "Project Tanager" to study the forest habitat needs of scarlet, summer, and western tanagers.
Mag told me that avocets nest on the pond in the summer, and that she'd once seen a western tanager there.
Imagine my delight as I drove back after class when I spotted a Western tanager - looking just like the bird in the photo - flying close by only a few blocks from home.