any of various birds with brilliant coloring, as the scarlet tanager or the Baltimore oriole
Any of various birds, such as the Baltimore oriole, having bright scarlet or orange plumage.
- The scarlet tanager, Piranga olivacea.
- The Baltimore oriole, Icterus galbula.
- The vermilion flycatcher, Pyrocephalus rubinus.
- After one such battle, Rodan was irradiated by Godzilla energy, changing his colors from brown and tan to red and yellow and granting him firebird abilities.