Baltimore Oriole

Icterus galbula

Male has striking plumage
Orange underparts less conspicuous when in shaded foliage
Underparts in female from yellow to orange with age; bill and legs pale blue as in male
Audubon print of Baltimore Oriole at nest in tuliptree
Flute-like notes proclaim "Spring is here!"
Female responsible for building nest
Working hard even on Mother's Day, 2018
Mission accomplished, a home for 3 to 7 eggs!
Male with caterpillar
Male at nest with food for nestlings
Nestling prematurely out of nest
Juvenile male
Green fruits are ignored
Only ripe mulberries chosen

Species account to come.

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