At 10 inches in length and with a 14-inch wingspan, this is our largest oriole. Relative to other orioles in the U.S., it has a shorter, heavier bill (which is black), and a shorter tail. Males and females have similar plumage. Hint: In this U.S., this species is found only in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
a) Altamira oriole
b) Hooded oriole
c) Scott’s oriole
d) Orange oriole
Whether you’re new to backyard birding or are a lifelong bird watching enthusiast, you’re sure to find the information in this booklet-length PDF to be extremely useful. It’s a resource you’ll want to consult every year when summer comes to a close.