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Baltimore Oriole - (Icterus galbula) 

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Identification

  • Medium-sized songbird
  • Male has black head, bill, wings, back and
        
    tail; bright orange breast underparts,
         rump, and outer corners of tail
  • Female duller with brownish-olive head
         and back, pale "washed out" orange
         underparts, two dull white wingbars
  • 7-8" (18-21 cm.)

Habitat

  • Deciduous forests, residential areas
  • Open areas with tall trees

Additional Information

  • Common migrant and summer resident
  • Builds long, woven, hanging nest at
         end of small branch

Comparable Species

A male baltimore oriole looking so sharp

Famle Baltimore oriole hiding among the oak leaves 

 

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962
kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us

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