'We're seeing birds showing up in unusual places, such as a Great Kiskadee in South Dakota, as well as unseasonal records like Orchard Oriole
and Chestnut-sided Warbler in the Northeast."
Additional PIF non-grassland priority species that we detected during our point counts were northern bobwhite, red-headed woodpecker, eastern kingbird, brown thrasher, orchard oriole
, and Baltimore oriole.
Using ENM, museum collection databases and global climatic data we characterize the environmental niches of two recently diverged oriole taxa: the Orchard Oriole
(Icterus spurius spurius) and the Fuertes's Oriole (L s.
West Nile virus-species infection rates among 248 culture-positive dead birds collected in Harris County, Texas, January 2003-March 2004 Common name Scientific name Total tested Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata 376 American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos 23 Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus 14 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 119 Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottus 99 Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura 278 Rock Dove Columba livia 48 Inca Dove Columbina inca 38 Great-crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus 1 Carolina Chickadee Parus carolinensis 3 Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor 2 Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula 84 Orchard Oriole
Icterus spurius 3 American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis 1 Common name No.
Scarpulla's records show island sightings of many forest-dwellers, such as ovenbird, orchard oriole
, hooded warbler, and others, that will stop for a break on Hart-Miller but wouldn't think of building a nest across the water in the rapidly developing Baltimore Washington corridor.
The animals' friend Oliver was an orchard oriole
. Like many other kinds of songbirds, Oliver spent summers in North America and flew south every winter to find food.
Parula warblers, Baltimore orioles, and Orchard orioles
weave nests from the Spanish moss that festoons from the branches.