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    Spot-breasted Oriole

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    Spot-breasted Oriole

    Icterus pectoralis
    • ORDER: Passeriformes
    • FAMILY: Icteridae
    Basic Description

    A native of southern Mexico and Central America, the Spot-breasted Oriole was introduced into the Miami area of southern Florida in the late 1940s. Never numerous, it has become a relatively common suburban nester throughout several counties.

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    Other Names
    • Calandria Pecho Moteado (Spanish)
    • Oriole macul√© (French)
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