Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
Aves > Passeriformes > Icteridae
Names in different Languages
|French||Oriole de Baltimore|
|Spanish||Oropéndola de Baltimore|
Mid-sized migratory bird loved for its intense orange colour. Feeds mostly on insects. Breeds during the warmer season in Montreal area and passes winter in Central America and Northern South-America.
How to Identify
To identify this species I rely on the colour and size. It is the only mid-sized intense orange bird around Montreal.
Where When to Spot
Spring, summer and autumn in almost every park around Montreal. Density of this species is low and you may not see it on every visit to the park. Show up usually as couple in the higher branches of trees.
|2022-06-11||Jardin Botanique de Montréal|
|2022-06-04||Jardin Botanique de Montréal|
|2019-05-09||Parc de la Frayère|
|2019-05-06||Parc de la Frayère|
Last updated on 2023-05-06. Written and regularly updated by Karl-Heinz Müller, Dipl. Natw. ETH, Biology. With 10 years of experience in wildlife photography, Karl-Heinz shares first-hand, on-site collected observations, photos and videos from his frequent visits to parks in the Montreal area.