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Baltimore Oriole

(lcterus galbula)

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Identification:

Male is smallish orange bird with black head and wings, black tail edged with orange; female is orangish olive with blackish wings and pale orange chest / belly;18cm (7 in). (Bolsero Norteño).

Habitat:

Low, middle, and some higher elevations, Caribbean and Pacific slopes; found in tree canopy and shrubs in semi-open sites such as forest edges, tree plantations, gardens, arboretums. This species is a nonbreeding seasonal migrant.

Found in the following Parks:

Arenal Volcano National Park.
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Palo Verde National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.
Tortuguero National Park.
Robert & Catherine Wilson Botanical Garden.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.


Baltimore Oriole (lcterus galbula), Costa Rica