Gold Crest Distributing

Orioles
  • OriolesOrioles are mostly solitary birds, except during mating season. A group of orioles is called a "split" or "pitch."

  • In addition to fruit and jelly, Baltimore Orioles love to eat caterpillars.

  • Orioles are attracted to the color orange.

  • It takes as many as 12 days for an oriole to weave its nest. One Baltimore Oriole was observed spending 40 hours building a nest with about 10,000 stitches and the tying of thousands of knots, all with its beak.

  • The oldest banded Baltimore Oriole recaptured in the wild had lived 11 years and 7 months.