Oriole is bright orange-yellow with a black face
and throat, upper back, wings, and tail. Similar
to Hooded Oriole but larger, with heavier bill
and orange-yellow shoulders. Male and female
Altamira Orioles look alike. The Altamira Oriole
prefers forests and scattered groves of tall
trees near water.
The best places to see the Altamira Oriole are
the Brownsville region and the Santa Ana Wildlife
Refuge. Although mainly found in the dense
foliage of tall forest trees, the Altamira Oriole
builds a conspicuous nest suspended far out on a
slender, drooping limb, safe from most predators.
The Altamira Oriole feeds on insects, spiders and
fruits such as figs and berries.
Creek Bird Supply to see our Oriole
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