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Orchard Oriole, 1st year male

Icterus spurius

Notes:

Banding at Seven Islands Wildlife Refuge

2 Species ID Suggestions

Hooded Oriole, 1st year male (but it's in the wrong area of the country)
Icterus cucullatus Hooded Oriole, 1st year male (but it's in the wrong area of the country)


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3 Comments

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 8 years ago

The 1st year male Orchard Oriole matches this bird. Especially since the males of this species are much darker orange:
http://www.outdooralabama.com/watchable-...

They are found in Tennessee.

HeatherMiller
HeatherMiller 8 years ago

Oriole?

HeatherMiller
HeatherMiller 8 years ago

His beak is so long...not a Goldfinch.

KishaB
Spotted by
KishaB

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on May 12, 2012
Submitted on Jun 13, 2012

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