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Altamira Oriole M

Altamira OrioleSize - 8 1/2 to 10 inches long
Habitat - Streamside woodlands and desert shrub.
Nesting - The nest is a cup of grass and plant fibers in a tree 12 to 80 feet above the ground.
Eggs - 3 to 4, white, spotted with brown. Two broods a year.
Food - Insects and berries.

Orchard Oriole M

Orchard orioleSize - 7 - 7 1/2 inches long
Habitat - Streamside woodlands, orchards and shade trees.
Nesting - The nest is a hanging cup of stems and fibers, 6-20 feet above the ground in a tree.
Eggs - 3 to 7, pale blue or pale gray, spotted with black, brown and purple. Incubation 14 days, by female. Leave the nest 2 weeks after hatching.
Food - Insects and fruit.

Orchard Oriole M (1st year)

Orchard oriole - 1st yearSize - 7 - 7 1/2 inches long
Habitat - Streamside woodlands, orchards and shade trees.
Nesting - The nest is a hanging cup of stems and fibers, 6-20 feet above the ground in a tree.
Eggs - 3 to 7, pale blue or pale gray, spotted with black, brown and purple. Incubation 14 days, by female. Leave the nest 2 weeks after hatching.
Food - Insects and fruit.

Baltimore Oriole M

Baltimore OrioleSize - 7 - 8 1/2 inches long
Habitat - Open woodlands and shade trees.
Nesting - The nest is a hanging pouch of plant fibers and string, 6-90 feet above the ground.
Eggs - 3 to 6, pale blue, scrawled with black and gray. Incubation 12 - 14 days, by female. Leave the nest 2 weeks after hatching.
Food - Insects and fruit.

Baltimore Oriole Fe

Baltimore Oriole FeSize - 7 - 8 1/2 inches long
Habitat - Open woodlands and shade trees.
Nesting - The nest is a hanging pouch of plant fibers and string, 6-90 feet above the ground.
Eggs - 3 to 6, pale blue, scrawled with black and gray. Incubation 12 - 14 days, by female. Leave the nest 2 weeks after hatching.
Food - Insects and fruit.

Bullock's Oriole

Bullock's OrioleSize - 6 1/2 to 7 1/2 inches long
Habitat - Open woodlands and shade trees.
Nesting - The nest is a hanging pouch of plant fibers and string, 6-60 feet above the ground.
Eggs - 4 to 6, pale blue, with dark spots. Incubation 12 - 14 days, by female. Leave the nest about 2 weeks after hatching.
Food - Insects, spiders, nectar, and fruit.

Dark-eyed Junco

JuncoSize - 5 to 6 1/2 inches long.
Habitat - Open woodlands and clearings.
Nesting - The nest is a cup of twigs and grass on the ground.
Eggs - 3 to 6, white or pale green, spotted with brown. Incubation 12 days, by female. Young leave the nest 12 to 13 days after hatching. Often 2 or 3 broods a season.
Food - Seeds, insects, and berries.





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