Golden Oriole

Sticking around

On it’s 4th day now. This morning I watched it from our caravan doorway as it flew up Beacon Lane, Spurn, with a Cuckoo in same binocular view. Very nice! Still don’t know if it’s male or female or how old it is.



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4 Responses to Golden Oriole

  1. Mick Cunningham says:


    in haste – I seem to remember an old birdwatch article which said old fems can be separated from young males by lores – think the fems had dark lores but might have been other way round. I think it was the Portland chaps who wrote it.


    • Martin Garner says:

      Really helpful Jim. I think (maybe) that makes it a 2cy male as suspected though never great views


  2. Martin Garner says:

    Thanks Mick -well remembered.

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