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Wicker-work loving cup

Suspended near the end of a branch as if in a hot air balloon basket, at least two Baltimore oriole chicks (perhaps more) were just beginning their world tour from their cup-shaped nest. Both parents were dedicated to their well-being, … Continue reading

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Tangerine tuxedo

They’ve surely been here every spring, but this is the first year we’ve noticed Baltimore orioles (Icterus galbula) in the area. This male’s bright orange features stood out even more against the complementary blue sky background last month.

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