C/S:   Hooded Oriole
    Icterus cucullatus
Av. Size:   7.5 in (19 cm)
Sounds:   chut chut chut; whew whew (Peterson)
Identifying Characteristics:   orange head, black face/throat; black wings with white bars; juvenile not as orange as male and lacks the same amount of black on face; female more yellowish in color, dull brown wings
Similar to/Compare with:   Altamira Oriole (noticibly larger)
Range:   SW US; Mexico's Pacific and East Coasts; Belize; Honduras
Habitat:   open areas with patches of trees; tropical palm trees
Other Info/Notes on Photo:   Photos in order: adult, juvenile, female
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