Orioles

what do orioles sound like

What Does An Oriole Sound Like?

Baltimore Orioles stand out with their bright orange plumage and their beautiful bird song. They winter in the tropics and during this time you are not likely to hear them sing like you do during their summer migration. Where can you hear them? You’re most likely to see and hear […]

when do orioles migrate north

When Do Orioles Migrate North?

Orioles are beautiful, colorful birds and for most of us we get to see them during their summer migration. Although there are about 30 species of oriole, there are only 5 which we commonly see. Some species are resident all year round, while others spend winter in the south and […]

why do orioles like grape jelly

Why Do Orioles Like Grape Jelly!?

When orioles migrate for the summer, they bring a splash of color to Central and Northern America. To tempt them to your garden, you need to be prepared for the first birds to arrive in early spring and providing the right food is a good way to start. Once they’ve […]

best oriole feeder

Best Oriole Feeder: Our 10 Favourites!

The first question that comes to mind when we talk about oriole feeders is, what are Orioles? Obviously, they are birds, but what kind of birds are they? Well, here is a quick background. Orioles are a group of birds which can be divided into two types – new world […]

can hummingbirds use oriole feeders

Can Hummingbirds Use Oriole Feeders?

The design of hummingbird feeders and oriole feeders is different but that doesn’t mean that these birds cannot use the feeders interchangeably. Hummingbirds are smaller than orioles so they will have no issue sticking their beak into the larger feeding holes of oriole feeders. Have you ever spotted a hummingbird […]

what should you feed orioles

What Should You Feed Orioles?

You can feed orioles many of the same foods as hummingbirds; nectar, fruit jelly, fresh juicy fruit and insects or mealworms. Orioles are also famous for loving the color orange so ripe oranges or other orange foods are a great way to attract orioles to your backyard. If you would […]

how to attract orioles

How To Attract Orioles: Our 7 Top Tips!

With their wonderful vibrant color, Orioles are a welcome addition to any garden. As with all birds there are ways to attract them and if you’re wondering how to attract orioles, our 7 top tips will help. If you prepare your garden early enough you can be set up ready […]