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#1 HAPPYL!FE

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 10:42 PM

Baltimore Oriole (female)


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Posted 06 July 2012 - 10:45 PM

female bullocks oriole

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 11:11 PM

Actually, I think it's a Baltimore. Most of Oklahoma is out of range for Bullock's, and there are dark centers on the scapulars.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 11:16 PM

I agree with psweet-- this looks more like a female Baltimore Oriole.

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Posted 07 July 2012 - 12:12 AM

ok. 2 to 1. Anyone else want to weigh in?

#6 Aveschapines

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Posted 07 July 2012 - 04:42 AM

Well I'm not an oriole expert, and I've never seen a Bullock's; but it looks like the female Baltimores I see here during the northern winter.

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Posted 07 July 2012 - 08:45 PM

Definitely a female Baltimore, for the reasons Psweet mentioned.

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 01:48 AM

thanks!

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 12:15 PM

I wish you could see more of the front of the bird. Being from the west I've never seen a Baltimore Oriole. But the guide books are right it sure would have been a lot easier to identify. The way it was hunched over made it hard to tell how yellow it was below.




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