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Grand Rapids, MI, United States
This is one of two female Orioles that made daily visits to my yard this past summer. I had a traditional Oriole nectar feeder and started the season with a fancy grape jelly feeder but the females preferred the bunches of grapes that I hung in spots where they could land and munch. The males were a bit more shy. I would hear them singing from a nearby tree and saw them fly through a couple of times but never caught them eating. I was, however, surprised to see the Cardinals and Robins also enjoying the grapes.
Category 3: Fruit & Nectar Feeders
I prefer grapes, please!
Nice picture of a female oriole feasting…males usually get all the shots…
Thank you, Lorraine!
Great idea about hanging the bunches of grapes. A lot neater to maintain, I would imagine.
Thank You, Cristina!
Yes, Paula, it is easier to maintain than the grape jam!
I love both the photo and the idea! I will be sure to try it out next spring.
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