Baltimore Oriole - Tom Prestby

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Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula)

Bird, Urban Adapter

  • Summer range is nearly all of eastern half of the United States. Winter range is along southeast and gulf coast states in the United States
  • Year-round plumage for male is mostly orange on sides, chest and belly, with black head and back. Female is orange yellow on chest and belly and wings and back are brownish with black mottling
  • Habitat includes hardwood trees interspersed throughout open, grassy areas
  • Insectivore and herbivore, eating insects, fruits, and nectar.