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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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TyHardymon
TyHardymon 7 years ago

Nesting habits similar to the closely related Oropendola spp.

Indio Jones
Spotted by
Indio Jones

Nicaragua

Lat: 11.11, Long: -85.74

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

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