Hooded Oriole

Distribution:

Hooded Orioles are found across the southwestern United States and northern Mexico.  They  migrate south to Mexico's southwestern coast.  They are permanent residents in Baja California Sur, the Mexican east coast, and Belize.

Description:

The adult males can be identified by the orange head with black on the face and throat; they are black on the back, wings and tail, orange on the underparts. They have white wing bars.  The adult females are olive-green on the upper parts, yellowish on the chest and belly.

The bill is black and pointed

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Distribution:

Their breeding habitat is open areas with trees, especially palms, across the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. The nest is a tightly woven pouch attached to the underside of a leaf or tree branch.

These birds migrate in flocks south to Mexico's southwestern coast; they are permanent residents in Baja California Sur, the Mexican east coast, and Belize. Some may over-winter near feeders.

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Hooded Oriole

Hooded Oriole

Bill Shape
curved
dagger
Eats
jelly
orange-halves
raisins
suet
Regions
alabama
arizona
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
florida
idaho
iowa
louisiana
mexico
michigan
montana
nevada
new mexico
ontario
oregon
quebec
texas
utah
washington
wisconsin
yukon
Tail Shape
squared-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Sounds
buzzing
Habitat
riparianorriverforest
Deserts
Forests
Urban
Color
redororange
black
yellow
Body Shape
perching
Size
medium
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
blackbirds (new world) and orioles - icteridae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species