What is oriole?

  • (noun): Mostly tropical songbird; the male is usually bright orange and black.
    Synonyms: Old World oriole
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The orioles (Oriolidae) are a family of Old World passerine birds.

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List Of Birds Of Oregon - Order Passeriformes - Family Icteridae
... quiscula Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius Hooded Oriole Icterus cucullatus Streak-backed Oriole Icterus pustulatus Bullock's ...
Cuban Oriole
... The Cuban Oriole (Icterus melanopsis) is a species of bird in the Icteridae family ... The taxon was formerly lumped with the Bahama Oriole (Icterus northropi), Hispaniolan Oriole (Icterus dominicensis), and Puerto Rican Oriole (Icterus portoricensis) into a single species until all four were ...
Spot-breasted Oriole
... The Spot-breasted Oriole (Icterus pectoralis) is a species of bird in the Icteridae family ... mid-sized songbird and generally typical oriole ... The Spot-breasted Oriole ranges only on the pacific ocean side of Central America ...
List Of Birds Of Papua New Guinea - Old World Orioles
... The Old World Orioles are colourful passerine birds ... They are not related to the New World orioles ... Brown Oriole Oriolus szalayi Olive-backed Oriole Oriolus sagittatus Green Oriole Oriolus flavocinctus Green Figbird Sphecotheres viridis ...
Oriole, Maryland
... Oriole is an unincorporated community in Somerset County, Maryland, United States. ...

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    The mantis stalks the cicada, unaware of the oriole lurking behind it.
    Chinese proverb.