Merlin

Scott's Oriole Identification

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  • Size & Shape

    A medium-sized, sturdy-bodied songbird with a long tail, long, straight, spikelike bill, and strong legs and feet.

    Relative Size

    Slightly larger than a Bullock’s Oriole, smaller than a Steller’s Jay.

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    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 9.1 in (23 cm)
      • Weight: 1.1-1.4 oz (32-41 g)
      • Wingspan: 12.6 in (32 cm)