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Mealworm seedcake, for example, is designed to attract bluebirds, orioles, wrens, jays, chickadees and titmice.
Behind the birdhouse the bright red blossoms of a bottlebrush tree were attracting Anna’s hummingbirds, while a hooded oriole was sewing an elaborate hanging basket nest into the underside of a broad palm frond.
The stream is home to tree frogs, while orioles, tanagers, crows, hawks and humming birds often fly overhead.
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ORIOLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of oriole for English Language Learners
: a colorful North American bird that has an orange or yellow body with black wings
: a European bird
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