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The Orioles Did Not Disappoint !


Last updated 5/22/2019 at 1:45pm

Doug Harling

A group of Orioles feast at my feeding station.

Migration season is almost over. I did a column a few weeks ago on the Bullock's Orioles and how to be ready for their migration. Well, they didn't disappoint! I had a record year with them this year with as many as 30 in my yard. I saw my first one of the year at my feeder on May 6th. The next day, I had about six and by the end of the week, my yard was full of them. They were about a week later than I expected. I normally see the first ones arriving right after the first of May and have them about three weeks before they head to the woods to start nesting.

Normally, I would stop seeing...

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