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Orchard Oriole (male)
Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius subsp. spurius) Photographed this male foraging on Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens) in an urban setting with the surrounding area being over grazed desert grassland of the Chihuahuan Desert with scattered cacti and desert shrubs at ca. 1,239 m (4,060 ft) elevation. Marathon, Brewster County, Texas, USA.
Habitat
Urban setting with the surrounding area being over grazed desert grassland of the Chihuahuan Desert with scattered cacti and desert shrubs at ca. 1,239 m (4,060 ft) elevation.
Location
Marathon, Brewster County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
May 2014
Scientific name
Icterus spurius
Equipment used
Canon
Wow Stanley, this is absolutely stunning, such wonderful vibrant colours !!! Thanks for sharing.
 
Wonderful image Stanley, I've gotten the female and have tried many times for the male without success.
 

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