Audubon’s Oriole

Audubons Oriole

Audubon’s Orioles are bright yellow and black with black wings and tails. They also have black heads and throats. Males and females are similar.

  • Icterus graduacauda
  • Length: 7.5-9.4 in (19-24 cm)
  • Weight: 1.1-1.9 oz (31-53 g)
  • Wingspan: 12.6 in (32 cm)


They have a small range and do not migrate. Audubon’s Orioles live in southeastern Texas and Mexico.

Habitat And Diet

Audubon’s Orioles can be found in wooded areas or thickets, but they can be hard to see as they are shy and forage for insects and fruit in thick vegetation.

Audubon’s Oriole Sounds:

Audubon’s Orioles’ song is a rising and falling whistle. They also make short high-pitched calls and harsh, chattering sounds.


The nests of Audubon’s Orioles are often the favored new homes for cowbird eggs.

Attract Audubon’s Orioles

Attract them to your backyard with sugar water and sunflower seeds.