Habitat, diet, feeding behavior, nesting, migration, and conservation status of this bird. Includes range map, photos, and songs and calls. (From Audubon Field Guide)
Description, range, habitat, songs and calls, identification tips, and behavior. Includes photos, illustration with field marks, and range map. (From WhatBird.com)
Range, habitat, physical description, reproduction, behavior, communication, food habits, predation, and conservation status. (From Animal Diversity Web)
Female Orchard Oriole
Photo by Kelly Azar [CC ND 2.0]
(Image credit: USGS)
Range in New England
In New England, the Orchard Oriole is found breeding in south coastal Maine and southeastern New Hampshire. This bird has been spotted, although rarely, further inland in New Hampshire. There have also been rare sightings in the Champlain Valley in Vermont.
This oriole also breeds in eastern Massachusetts, as well as the Connecticut River Valley in both Massachusetts and Connecticut. It is reported to be generally more abundant in Connecticut than in Massachusetts. This bird is also found breeding in Rhode Island.
The Orchard Oriole winters in Mexico, Central America, and northern South America.