Orchard Oriole Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    Orchard Orioles are slim songbirds, larger than warblers and vireos. They have medium-length tails, rounded heads, and a straight, sharply pointed bill.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Yellow Warbler; smaller than a Baltimore Oriole.

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    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 5.9-7.1 in (15-18 cm)
      • Weight: 0.6-1.0 oz (16-28 g)
      • Wingspan: 9.8 in (25 cm)