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Jeff Wendorff's photography portfolio of Orioles in the family, Icteridae.

Oriole Wiki
New World orioles are a group of birds in the genus Icterus of the blackbird family. Unrelated to Old World orioles of the family Oriolidae, they are strikingly similar in size, diet, behaviour, and strongly contrasting plumage, a good example of convergent evolution. As a result, the two have been given the same vernacular name.

Male orioles are typically black and vibrant yellow or orange with white markings, females and immature birds duller. They moult annually. New World orioles are generally slender with long tails and a pointed bill. They mainly eat insects, but also enjoy nectar and fruit. The nest is a woven, elongated pouch. Species nesting in areas with cold winters are strongly migratory, while subtropical and tropical species are more sedentary.
The name "oriole" was first recorded (in the Latin form oriolus) by Albertus Magnus in about 1250, which he stated to be onomatopoeic, from the song of the European golden oriole.

The genus name Icterus as used by classical authors, referred to a bird with yellow or green plumage. In modern times this has been identified as the golden oriole. Brisson re-applied the name to the New World birds because of their similarity in appearance.

Oriole Species Photographed
Baltimore Oriole, Icterus galbula
Bullock's Oriole, Icterus bullockii
Hooded Oriole, Icterus cucullatus
Orchard Oriole, Icterus spurius
Scott's Oriole, Icterus parisorum

Yellow-backed Oriole, IIcterus chrysater

Collective Noun
A group of orioles is called a split unless it's a Baltimore Orioles - Pitch or anOrchard Orioles - Harvest.

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Baltimore Oriole, Icterus galbula. Also Northern OrioleBaltimore Oriole, Icterus galbulaBaltimore Oriole, Icterus galbula. Also Northern OrioleBullock's Oriole, Icterus bullockii. Also Northern OrioleBullock's Oriole, Icterus bullockii. Also Northern OrioleBullock's OrioleHooded Oriole, Icterus cucullatusHooded Oriole, Icterus cucullatusHooded Oriole (Female) in ArizonaHooded Oriole (Male) in ArizonaHooded Oriole taking flightHooded Oriole taking flightHooded Oriole in ArizonaHooded Oriole (Female) in ArizonaDown for a Drink - Hooded OrioleHooded Oriole in TexasHooded Oriole in TexasOrchard Oriole, Icterus spuriusAn Orchard Oriole (Female) enjoying a Bottlebrush Tree in Texas.ORORwendorff006