A Yellow Oriole (Icterus nigrogularis) in Georgetown (Photo by Kester Clarke http://www.kesterclarke.net)

The Yellow Oriole (Icterus nigrogularis) is also called the ‘plantain’ and ‘small corn bird’. It has a mainly yellow plumage and the adult male has a black eye mask, thin black throat line, black tail and black wings with a white wing bar and some white feather edging. The female is similar but slightly duller, and the juvenile bird has an olive-tinged yellow back and lacks black on the face.

This bird eats mainly large insects but will also take nectar and some fruit.

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