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Altamira Oriole (Bolsero de Altamira)

Icterus gularis

Description:

Orange (or yellow)-breasted, yellow-stripped wing, black-chin small bird. At 25 cm and 56 grams.

Habitat:

Dry tropical open woodlands in Pacific lowlands, El Ostional, Rivas, Southwest Nicaragua. Sunny day during the last hot/dry months of their winter

Notes:

Spotted the bird near a hanging thatch nest. The nest is a very long woven pouch, attached to the end of a horizontal tree branch,

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1 Comment

TyHardymon
TyHardymon 10 years ago

Nesting habits similar to the closely related Oropendola spp.

Indio Jones
Spotted by
Indio Jones

Nicaragua

Spotted on Apr 20, 2012
Submitted on Apr 21, 2012

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