Bullok's Oriole

Icterus bullockii

Blackbirds, Orioles, and Meadowlarks

Bullok's Oriole

Icterus bullockii

Blackbirds, Orioles, and Meadowlarks

Bullok's Oriole
Bullok's Oriole

Daniel Fitzgerald

Found in open or dispersed woodlands, including riparian areas.


Note male's black crown, throat, and eye-line, which contrast with orange face; broad white wing patch. Female's yellow colors are most apparent on head, upper breast, and undertail coverts; note pale gray back dull white or grayish-white belly and flanks. 


Nest is a pendulous-shaped structure built in trees from plant fibers and bark. Diet consists mostly of insects and spiders; also nectar and fruit. 

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