IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern
Named for the orange hood on the male, this slender oriole is at home in suburban areas of the southwestern United States. It originally nested in the trees of desert oases, but finds ornamental trees suitable.
Song a rapid, choppy series of warbles. Call note a sharp, nasal "wheet." Also a rolling, dry chatter.
All About Birds blog, Here’s What to Feed Your Summer Bird Feeder Visitors, July 11, 2014.