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May 15, 2017

First Baltimore Oriole arrives May 10

 Photos by Barry Wallace
Female oriole tries out new feeder
The first Baltimore Oriole arrived in our backyard on May 10. It was a male and was followed the next day by a female.   In the pictures here, the female is trying out a brand new nectar feeder that not only has ports for nectar but also has a spot for an orange half.   She got the hang of things pretty quickly and has made numerous visits for nectar every day.   Now, if they just nest nearby...

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