Baltimore Oriole - Icterus galbula - This icterid blackbird is of the family Icteridae. Icterid 'orioles' are named after the unrelated, but physically similar, Old World family Oriolidae. Found in North America, it is a migratory breeding bird. The common name derives from its colors resembling those on the coat-of-arms of Lord Baltimore
Baltimore Oriole. Like hummingbirds orioles love to consume sugar water from a feeder. Colorful visitors to coax into one's yard. The one shown here is a Baltimore Oriole, an eastern, North American, migratory breeding bird and -- State Bird of Maryland.