Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula)

Mid-sized migratory bird loved for its intense orange color. 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 color and size. It is the only mid-sized intense orange bird around Montreal.

Where and 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.

Photography

Photos of this species with information about where, when the photo has been taken; camera, lens used and camera settings.

  • Parc Angrignon

    Saturday, May 14, 2016

    NIKON D7100


    Focal Length 450mm
    Shutter Speed 1/640s
    Aperture f16.0
    ISO 800

  • Parc Angrignon

    Saturday, May 14, 2016

    NIKON D7100


    Focal Length 600mm
    Shutter Speed 1/1000s
    Aperture f16.0
    ISO 800