The nest of nests, the ideal nest, is unquestionably that of the Baltimore Oriole.
~ John Burroughs
Maybe. But all the orioles found in the United States – nine species in all – have pretty cool nests. Check these out!
L-R: Baltimore Oriole nest, Mike Lyncheski FCC; male Baltimore Oriole, David Brezinski FCC; female Baltimore Oriole, Dave Menke FCC
L-R: Bullock's Oriole nest © Mike Hamilton; male Bullock's Oriole © Tom Grey; female Bullock's Oriole © Mike Hamilton
L-R: Orchard Oriole nest, Henry T. McLin FCC; male Orchard Oriole, HJHipster FCC; female Orchard Oriole © Joanne Kamo
L-R: Altamira Oriole nest © James Prudente; male Altamira Oriole © Tom Grey; female Altamira Oriole © Will Joudrey
L-R: male Scott's Oriole © Tom Grey; female Scott's Oriole © Tom Grey
L-R: male Hooded Oriole © Tom Grey; femail Hooded Oriole © Tom Grey
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