LISTEN TO A BALTIMORE ORIOLE BIRD
Baltimore Oriole Identification Tips:
Length: 6.5 inches
Black head, back, wings and tail
Orange underparts, shoulder, and rump
Orange tips to outer tail feathers
White wing bar and edges
Immature male similar to female but brighter orange
with variable amounts of black on head
Dull yellowish-orange breast and undertail coverts
Two wing bars
Male Baltimore Oriole can be told from other black and orange orioles
by its completely black head. Female is similar
to other female orioles but can be told from Bullock's
by its more orange breast and less gray upperparts.
Hooded and Orchard orioles have more extensively yellow underparts.
Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966).
Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.