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Hooded Oriole
I believe this very pale individual is an immature female. She visited our hummingbird feeder for a couple of days, but seems to have moved on. Historically, these orioles' northern limit was Southern California, but the planting of California Fan Palms into Northern California allowed this Palm specialist to expand its range. The first confirmed nesting in the San Francisco Bay Area was in 1939. It is now a regular local breeder in the SF Bay Area. The California population is assigned to the race "I. c. nelsoni" which is yellower and less orange than the other Hooded Oriole subspecies.
Location
Pacifica, California, USA
Date taken
25 August 2021
Scientific name
Icterus cucullatus
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How lovely she is - a terrific picture that too Joe.

Thanks my friend.
 

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Category
North America
Added by
jmorlan
Date added
View count
208
Comment count
3

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon PowerShot SX70 HS
Aperture
ƒ/6.3
Focal length
201.3 mm
Exposure time
1/1000 second(s)
ISO
400
Filename
HoodedOrioleIMG_8092.jpg
File size
201.6 KB
Date taken
Wed, 25 August 2021 12:35 PM
Dimensions
1024px x 732px

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