I was with the two ladies when the bird was observed, and got photos. Their recollections completely agree with mine. In at least one photo, the streaked upper back is visible. If it hadn't been for them, I never would have seen it.
Good birding, Pat Goltz SEAZ
On 2018-02-13 21:41, Andrew Core wrote: > From the Tucson Audubon Society's RBA (520-629-0510 X 3  or > rarebirdalert AT tucsonaudubon.org ): > > Deb Paulson and Jocelyn Baker report from 2/13: > >> We visited the house at 2nd and Anderson to look for the >> Streak-backed Oriole twice today and saw it in the afternoon at >> around 3 pm. In the morning, work was being done around the house >> and we saw nothing in the 45 minutes we were in the neighborhood. >> The oriole came to the feeder within 10 min. of our arrival in the >> afternoon. It left and came back in a few minutes, but flew away >> immediately, as a Coopers Hawk landed in the same orange tree. The >> Cooper's Hawk sat on the bird bath and was still there when we left >> 10-15 min. after it arrived. > > eBird hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L6764620 > > thanks Deb & Jocelyn! > > Andrew Core