Orchard Oriole

Distribution:

The Orchard Orioles occur from central Mexico south through Central America to northern Colombia and northwestern Venezuela.  In the Caribbean, they can often be found on the Bahamas, Cuba, Cayman Islands, Jamaica and the Turks and Caicos Islands.
 

Description:

The Orchard Oriole measures about 6.3 inches (16 cm) in length and weighs about 20 g.

The adult has a pointed bill and white wing bars.

The adult male is chestnut on the underparts, shoulder and rump, with the rest of the plumage being black. One-year males are yellow with a black bib.

The adult female is olive-green on the upper parts, yellowish on the breast and belly.

 

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Orchard Oriole

Orchard Oriole

Bill Shape
all-purpose
dagger
Eats
jelly
orange-halves
raisins
suet
Regions
alabama
alaska
arizona
arkansas
baja california
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
nova scotia
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
Tail Shape
squared-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
Forests
Urban
Grasslands
Color
black
rust
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
blackbirds (new world) and orioles - icteridae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species