Baltimore oriole
Icterus galbula


Identification Tips:


  • Length: 6.5 inches
  • Sharply-pointed bill

Male:


  • Black head, back, wings and tail
  • Orange underparts, shoulder, and rump
  • Orange tips to outer tail feathers
  • White wing bar and edges
  • Immature male similar to female but brighter orange with variable amounts
    of black on head

Female:

  • Brownish-gray upperparts
  • Dull yellowish-orange breast and undertail coverts
  • Gray belly
  • Two wing bars

Similar species:


Male Baltimore Oriole can be told from other black and orange orioles by
its completely black head. Female is similar to other female orioles but can
be told from Bullock’s by its more orange breast and less gray upperparts.
Hooded and Orchard orioles have more extensively yellow underparts.


Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Source: USGS



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State Bird of Maryland, https://statereports.com/state-bird-maryland/ (last visited Aug. 18, 2019).
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Citation styles

APA style
State Bird of Maryland. (2014, December 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 05:45, August 18, 2019, from https://statereports.com/state-bird-maryland/
MLA style
classbrain, “State Bird of Maryland.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 30 December 2014, 21:36 UTC. . 18 Aug 2019 <https://statereports.com/state-bird-maryland/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'State Bird of Maryland', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 30 December 2014, 21:36 UTC, <https://statereports.com/state-bird-maryland/> [accessed 18 August 2019]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “State Bird of Maryland.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/state-bird-maryland/ [accessed August 18, 2019].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, State Bird of Maryland [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 30, 21:36 UTC [cited 2019 Aug 18]. Available from: https://statereports.com/state-bird-maryland/.
Bluebook style
State Bird of Maryland, https://statereports.com/state-bird-maryland/ (last visited Aug. 18, 2019).
AMA style
classbrain, State Bird of Maryland. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 30, 2014, 21:36 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/state-bird-maryland/. Accessed August 18, 2019.