Yellow Tailed Oriole

Yellow Tailed Oriole

Visitor in our garden, La Chorcha o Yellow tailed Oreole Icterus Mesomelas

The Yellow-tailed Oriole is 22-23 cm long and weighs 70 g. It is mainly yellow with a black back, lower face and upper breast. The wings are black with a yellow epaulet and the tail is black with yellow sides. This is the only oriole with prominent yellow in the tail, hence the species’ name. The sexes are similar, but young birds have the black on the back and tail replaced with olive-green.

Yellow Tailed Oriole

Yellow Tailed Oriole

Visitor in our garden, La Chorcha o Yellow tailed Oreole Icterus Mesomelas

The Yellow-tailed Oriole is 22-23 cm long and weighs 70 g. It is mainly yellow with a black back, lower face and upper breast. The wings are black with a yellow epaulet and the tail is black with yellow sides. This is the only oriole with prominent yellow in the tail, hence the species’ name. The sexes are similar, but young birds have the black on the back and tail replaced with olive-green.

Yellow Tailed Oriole

Yellow Tailed Oriole

Visitor in our garden, La Chorcha o Yellow tailed Oreole Icterus Mesomelas

The Yellow-tailed Oriole is 22-23 cm long and weighs 70 g. It is mainly yellow with a black back, lower face and upper breast. The wings are black with a yellow epaulet and the tail is black with yellow sides. This is the only oriole with prominent yellow in the tail, hence the species’ name. The sexes are similar, but young birds have the black on the back and tail replaced with olive-green.

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