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Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus)
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Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus)

General Description: Hooded Orioles (Icterus cucullatus) are medium-sized, sexually dimorphic songbirds. Adult males are bright yellow-orange overall with black wings, a black tail, and a black mask and bib. Females are yellowish overall with dark wings and tail. In both genders, the dark wings have two white wingbars. Young males are more yellow than orange, and the black mask and bib are less extensive than in adults.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Icteridae.

Favored Habitat: Trees, especially palm trees.

Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus)

Where to Find: Hooded Orioles are uncommon in the Las Vegas Valley during summer. Look for them at Corn Creek, the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, and Sunset Park.

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Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus) If you were a tasty bug or a sweet berry, this might be the last face you ever see!
Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus) Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus)
Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus) Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus)
Hooded Orioles (Icterus cucullatus)
Hooded Oriole young male
Hooded Orioles (Icterus cucullatus)
Hooded Oriole young male
Hooded Orioles (Icterus cucullatus)
Hooded Oriole young male
Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus)
Hooded Oriole; confusing fall female in a creosote bush
Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus)
Hooded Oriole; confusing fall female in a creosote bush
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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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