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Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius)

Object Number: 
ca. 1808
Pastel and graphite on paper
Paper: 9 1/8 x 11 9/16 in. (23.2 x 29.4 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)

Inscribed along lower edge in brown ink: "wild cherry -- black throated Male Oriole --"


Immature male

Gallery Label: 

Breeds in most of eastern United States, winters through Central America to northern South America

Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon; Adopt-an-Audubon Bird sponsor: Linda and Joseph Simon in honor of Roberta J.M. Olson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group