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13 hours ago, Jodi Nielson said:

Ah, makes sense.  There is an Orchard up the road from where he was.  Thank you.

Remember bird names are often misleading.  'Orchard' probably indicates that's where an early colonial naturalist saw one for the first time, so he decided to name it that.  If he'd arrived fifteen minutes later, he might have called it a Grove Oriole.  if he'd focused on the bird instead of the location, he might have called it a Crimson Blackbird.  Most oriole species will eat fruit and can be found in orchards, and they can be found elsewhere eating other things too.

See also any warbler with a state name as part of its name  :classic_biggrin:

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