Date: 6/27/19 5:54 pm
From: G B <gewb10026...>
Subject: [cobirds] Re: Baltimore & Bullock’s Oriole pair at Metzger Farm, Adams County
Male Baltimore oriole first photographed June 6.

Female Bullock's oriole first photographed June 9. Male and female spent
time flying together in the morning.

First photo of female in nest June 10.

As of June 26 the male spends a lot of time going to and from the nest. The
female has been seen outside of the nest but not as frequently as 10 days

On Monday, June 17, 2019 at 9:56:47 AM UTC-6, Lauren Burke wrote:
> Good Morning!
> I haven’t seen this posted and didn’t see it on the rare bird alert list
> so am posting now.
> Not found by me, but there is a male Baltimore Oriole nesting with a
> female Bullock’s Oriole at Metzger Farm. I was invited out to see it this
> morning-and it was awesome! Both birds were visible quite a bit. It looked
> to me like they may already be feeding chicks. Couldn’t hear them yet, but
> I’m sure you’ll be able to as they grow.
> The Baltimore was found by Gary Bowen. I’m not sure when it was first
> seen.
> The nest is just off the trail near the Farm house, on the south side. The
> birds vocalize fairly regularly so should be easy to find. We tried not to
> get too close-Gary felt that the birds got a bit skittish if folks got too
> near the nest.
> Not rare for them to hybridize I suppose-but rare for right here!
> Lauren
> Lauren Burke
> It's a bird thing, it just is!
> Sent from my iPhone

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