Is this an Oriole

by Mary
(Faribault, Mn.)



This bird lands on our Hummingbird feeder every day. I think it is an Oriole. I will try and post a picture.

Common
Yes, that is a Baltimore Oriole. Everytime I see one I think of the poem by Edgar Fawcett;

How falls it, oriole, thou hast come to fly

In tropic splendor through our Northern sky

At some glad moment was it Nature's choice

To dower a scrap of sunset with a voice?


Happy Birding,
Susan

Comments for Is this an Oriole

Click here to add your own comments

Jun 14, 2012
Oriole
by: Sheri

I can say by the ones that have been in my yard, is it sure looks like an Oriole to me.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Got A Great Bird Story?.



Two Free Ebooks!

My gifts to you when you sign up for my free newsletter: The Backyard Birder, filled with the latest tips to attract birds to your yard.

Homemade Bird Food Recipes

and

Ten Biggest Mistakes

In Backyard Birding

Ten Biggest Mistakes in Backyard Birding

Sign up now for your two free ebooks! Happy Birding!

Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you The Backyard Birder.