National Geographic : 1945 Jun
The National Geographic Magazine For a Pair of Orchard Orioles Spanish Moss Makes a Home The birds more often weave hanging nests of dried grasses in tree forks, but around Summerville, South Carolina, they use the epiphyte which festoons wild cherry. The male never sits on the eggs, but helps in feeding. .. .. 11 ,tlI1I,1 ,.Cl, alllltl : , ,t(1- II ~ I\ liell'llitl|] S D3 " . \l llllr ;\..\llell Green Grasshoppers Make a Delicious Salad! This Is the Female; the Male Appears Above When anything jars their nest, young Orchard Orioles stretch their necks and open their mouths for food. The species is familiar about shade trees and gardens from Florida and Texas to Nebraska and Massachusetts, but is less common in the northern States where the orange and black Baltimore Oriole ranges (Plate XV).