golden oriole


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golden oriole

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(Animals) a European oriole, Oriolus oriolus, the male of which has a bright yellow head and body with black wings and tail. Also called: loriot
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Noun1.golden oriole - bright yellow songbird with black wingsgolden oriole - bright yellow songbird with black wings
Old World oriole, oriole - mostly tropical songbird; the male is usually bright orange and black
genus Oriolus, Oriolus - type genus of the Oriolidae
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But to believe in the collar bone, in the full line and in the stars, is as ridiculous as to believe with the inhabitants of Grand-Cathay that the golden oriole turns into a mole, and that grains of wheat turn into fish of the carp species.
Other species of international conservation concern found in the traps are Great Reed Warbler, Nightjar, Golden Oriole, Wryneck, several species of shrikes, flycatchers and the local subspecies of the Scops Owl for which Cyprus has a special responsibility.
Another scarce visitor, a Eurasian golden oriole bird, has been spotted at The Alnwick Garden at the Woodland Walk.
A Golden Oriole sang briefly in Amlwch and 27 Crossbills flew over the Great Orme on Saturday.
A total of 250 saplings of different species were planted in Garhi Mandu including fruit-bearing trees, which may attract large number of birds, which are visiting every year as passage migrants like Greylag Goose, Northern Pintail, Ruddy Shelduck, Rosy starling, Golden Oriole, and it is expected that over 5 lakh trees will be planted in the year to come.
Good to know Activity: Take your binoculars along, the thick pine-scented forest is residence to over 150 avian species, including that gifted soprano, the golden oriole.
On Bardsey, a golden oriole stayed for several days and a turtle dove for two; another turtle dove was at Bangor golf course.
Birds such as Asian koel, black- crowned night heron, Eurasian golden oriole, comb duck, bluecheeked and blue- tailed beeeater also tend to catch diseases fast, specialists said.
However, I myself achieved an alltime low in 2001 with just 130, even though that included my first common crane in Glamorgan, my first British golden oriole at Aberthaw, a second semipalmated sandpiper at the Ogmore Estuary and the drake redhead that arrived at Kenfig Pool in early November.
The golden oriole is one of several bird species set to benefit from a 40,000 [pounds sterling] grant from the Diageo Foundation's Water of Life initiative.
The Fair House (1955), a family history centering on the Zulu revolt of 1902, was the first of a series of his novels that include The Golden Oriole (1958), The Road to Ysterberg (1959), Albino (1964), The Dawn Comes Twice(1969; belatedly banned in the late 1970s), The Student of Zend(1972), and My Son Max (1977).
Victims include Blackcap, Golden Oriole, Nightingale, Cuckoo, Warblers and numerous other endangered species caught whilst migrating through Cyprus.