Orchard Oriole

July 4 Weekend at Lake Apopka

July 20, 2017 -  I was hoping to see a Yellow-billed Cuckoo or Orchard Oriole again....  I did find one a female Orchard Oriole at the top of a tree about halfway down Laughlin.... Read more

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Orchard Oriole and Lifer Cave Swallow at Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

July 2, 2017 -  On this particular visit, I scored a first-summer Orchard Oriole and my lifer Cave Swallow (thanks Michael!).... As I was driving along Laughlin, I had my next surprise - an Orchard Oriole hopped out onto a branch and started to sing!...  Orchard Orioles are typically found in Central Florida only…... Read more

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Migrant-Hunting at Fort De Soto with my Dad

April 18, 2017 -  A male Orchard Oriole was hanging out in a tree at the end of the parking lot.... Unfortunately the bird didn't stay long, but he did pose for my dad's camera as my dad's lifer Orchard Oriole!... People passed us saying they had seen a Summer Tanager and an Orchard…... Read more

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Colorful Backyard Fun

April 20, 2016 -  We had so many different birds that day - red cardinals, our new visitor the Blue Jay, our pretty Painted Buntings, the red House Finches, Mourning and Common Ground Doves, Northern Mockingbirds, the Brown Thrashers that are nesting nearby, our wintering Gray Catbird, American Goldfinches that are turning bright yellow,…... Read more

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Migrant Birds at Fort De Soto

April 29, 2014 - Within minutes, I had both male and female Orchard Orioles, Baltimore Orioles, Scarlet Tanagers, Indigo Bunting, Blue Grosbeak, Summer Tanagers, Red-eyed Vireo, Cape May Warbler, Hooded Warbler, Palm Warbler, Prairie Warbler, and more that I'm probably forgetting.... The orange Orchard Orioles thought that the trees were their own personal property.... Read more

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Callaway Gardens Trip – Spring 2010

April 15, 2010 - Northern Flicker Last time we went to Callaway, we saw a female orchard oriole.  This time we saw the male.  There were several of them calling back and forth to each other.  The first night, the sun was pretty much set before we saw our first oriole, and even so,…... Read more

Winter Birding at Callaway Gardens

November 27, 2008 - Orchard Oriole Junco Ruby-Crowned Kinglet (you can see the ruby crown!!) White-Throated Sparrow Chipping Sparrow Tufted Titmouse White-Breasted Nuthatch Yellow-Rumped Warbler (Female) Yellow-Rumped Warbler (Male) House Finch The Callaway Birds of Prey show is fun.... Read more