Definition of Orchard oriole
1. Noun. The male is chestnut-and-black.
Generic synonyms: American Oriole, New World Oriole, Oriole
Group relationships: Genus Icterus, Icterus
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Literary usage of Orchard oriole
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1. Homes Without Hands: Being a Description of the Habitations of Animals by John George Wood (1866)
"... and curious choice of materials—Familiarity of the Baltimore Oriole—The ORCHARD ORIOLE, or Bos-o'-LiNK—Various forms of nest—Why called Orchard ..."
2. Bird-life: A Guide to the Study of Our Common Birds by Frank Michler Chapman, Ernest Thompson Seton (1897)
"orchard oriole. Length. 7 30 inches. Adult male, crown, back, and throat black, ... orchard oriole."
3. Ornithological Biography by John James Audubon (1832)
"THE orchard oriole. ICTERUS SPURIUS, Bonap. PLATE XLII. MALE IN DIFFERENT STATES, ADULT FEMALE AND NEST. THE plumage of many species of our birds undergoes ..."
4. Field Book of Wild Birds and Their Music: A Description of the Character and by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1921)
"In colors the orchard oriole does not compare with the gorgeous Baltimore. ... The orchard oriole Is an exceptionally good songster, ..."
5. Birdcraft: A Field Book of Two Hundred Song, Game, and Water Birds by Mabel Osgood Wright (1897)
"orchard oriole: Icterus spurius. Length: 7 inches. ... The orchard oriole is less known in New England than the Baltimore Oriole, not only because of its ..."