The Amazing Baltimore Oriole – Bird! They have arrived!

This is a post I sent in the past that says it all about this amazing bird – The Baltimore Oriole! They remember to come back to the feeder that my husband puts out in the same place the past several years. It is a joy to see them again as with the hummingbirds. In 2022 the Oriole was spotted on May 6th by my husband! I have yet at this date 5/8/22 Mother’s Day to spot one. Keeping my fingers crossed. I will share some new photos this year with you soon, I hope.

Here is my post from a year or so ago.

Recently a pair of amazing Baltimore Oriole birds came to our feeder. They visit each year. It’s an exciting time when they arrive. My husband gets the orange colored feeder prepared with half an orange on the top and little pockets of grape jelly and water underneath in the well below.

They do eat the orange and jelly. It’s fun watching them enjoy their treats. If they happen to arrive before John puts out the feeder they let us know how unhappy they are if they cannot find it. Orioles have a distinctive sound almost like a chipmunk – they chatter loudly.

Female Oriole – lighter orange in color than male
Male Oriole – bright orange
Oriole eating the half orange
Male eating grape jelly

It’s fascinating to watch them in action. They do not want you anywhere near them so I sat in my kitchen and zoomed in to capture these photos.

I love to see the Orioles but hummingbirds are still my favorite bird. Their time with us is short as with the hummingbirds so we revel in their visits and treasure each sighting.

Have you ever seen a Baltimore Oriole? If not, I hope you get the opportunity if they come to your part of the world.

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Janice is an multi-award-winning author with 39 books: 19 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen, two young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 5 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her books have received 31 Book Awards and a few finalists awards. All Janice's books are available on Amazon.com, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on book 2 of a YA fantasy series. There will be six books in all in this series. She hopes to work on a series of four books in a crime/mystery genre that will be offsprings of her thriller, Hunting Mariah. There are books in the works about an angel and another about a dog for ages 17+. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, tap dancing, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog http://jemsbooks.blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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2 Responses to The Amazing Baltimore Oriole – Bird! They have arrived!

  1. noelleg44 says:

    Gorgeous birds. We’ve never seen one here, but maybe we’re not offering the tastiest food?

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