Baltimore Oriole

1/125s at f16, ISO:500, Canon Mark III 1Ds w/800mm,


The breeding habitats of the Baltimore Orioles are the edges of deciduous and mixed woods across eastern North America. The range of this bird overlaps with that of the similar Bullock's oriole in the Midwest, and the two species are sometimes considered to be conspecific under the name Northern Oriole because they form fertile hybrids. These birds migrate in flocks to southern Mexico, Central America and northern South America. Some birds may remain near feeders in winter. The Baltimore Oriole's nest is a tightly woven pouch located on the end of a branch, hanging down on the underside. They forage in trees and shrubs, also making short flights to catch insects. They mainly eat insects, berries and nectar.
Medicine Creek, NE
 
06/19/2009