Baltimore Orioles return to our area in early May and are easy to spot because there are no leaves on the trees.
By the end of May, the foliage is so dense that they are difficult to find. Here are the best photos I could get this morning:
Starting on the first of May, we put a half orange out each morning and as many as four Orioles were coming to it.
By June 1st, the orange goes uneaten and our brightly coloured friends have disappeared.
Other birds this morning at the Guild:
Sound the flute!
Now it’s mute!
Day and night. – William Blake (1757–1827)