Orchard Oriole

Species Details

A smallish, slender oriole favoring open areas with scattered trees. Males are black above and reddish-brown below. Juveniles and females are dull olive above and yellowish below, the males having a black bib. The bag-like nest is woven of grasses and sometimes cotton or plastic string, suspended from a tree limb. Migration to the tropics begins very early, with some birds leaving by late July.