Abielle's Oriole, more...Abielle's Oriole, Baltimore Oriole, Baltimore Oriole, English Robin, English Robin, Firebird, Firebird, Golden Oriole, Golden Oriole, Golden Robin, Golden Robin, Hang-nest, Hang-nest, Northern Oriole, Northern Oriole, (Spanish: Bolsero De Baltimore)
Habitat: This Oriole species can be found perched and flying at different tree levels in coffee and cacao plantations. They favor semiopen areas, forest borders and savannas. However, you may also find them in urban areas and gardens. Distribution: This species is migratory. It breeds in North America and migrate south to eastern and southern United States, from Mexico to Colombia and northern Venezuela. Natural History Notes: The Northern Oriole will usually be found in groups during migration and for roosting. It forages usually in flowering trees for insects. Conservation status according to IUCN 2008 Red list: Least Concern (LC). It is a latitudinal migratory species. Characteristics: This species has a total length of 7.25 inches (measured from tip of bill to end of tail). This bird is characterized by its beautiful plumage black and orange. The hood, back and most of the wings and the tails are all black, whereas the lower back, the rump and most of the underparts and the sides of the tail are bright orange. The wings are orange, except for the black bar present on the edge. The female has a more variable plumage that consists of olive-brown coloration on the above and white gray wing-bars. The female is characterized by the below part of the body usually orange-yellow, with a more orange plumage on the breast.