This oriole often builds its nest in orchards, hence, its name the Orchard Oriole.
The Orchard Oriole is a small species of blackbird loosely territorial and a bit solitary. In areas of dense nesting, such as urban areas, one tree may contain multiple Orchard Oriole nests.
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Nesting Habits of Orchard Orioles
Orchard Orioles build their nests in orchards, gardens, and suburban areas.
The nests of Orchard Orioles are constructed of grass woven into a cup shape. After lining them with fine grass, plant down, wool and feathers, the Orchard Orioles hang their nests from the fork of a tree branch out on the limb. These nests contain 3-7 Orchard Oriole eggs that are light blue with black markings.
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