Bullock's Oriole

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The oriole, which is a part of the blackbird family, is a visitor in the spring and summer. Males are very brightly colored; females and young are much more subtly colored, with an olive-green back . The oriole is about 7-8 inches (18-20.5 cm) long. The maale oriole is orange and black and builds a woven hanging nest, suspended pouch like from the very tips of tree branches.

Orioles prefer open woodlands, river groves and tall shade trees with shrubby undergrowth. They nest in our tall sycamores, willows and cottonwoods.

Oriole's eat primarily insects, but in summer and fall eat fleshy fruits and berries. 

Their song is pleasant and you might even hear them before actually seeing them.

Below are other webpages with more info on this bird:

Wild Birds Forever

USGS Patuxent Bird Identification InfoCenter

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