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Black-vented Oriole

Black-vented Oriole

The Black-vented Oriole !!  Texas has several kinds of oriole … they come up from Mexico to build their nests.
The Black-vented is unusual for the Rio Grande Valley.   It is my hope to see him once more this autumn/winter.
The coral bean tree he feeds on will be in bloom in winter.  Celebrate the nectar!  Celebrate the color of the bloom!
Celebrate the swooping swiftness of his flight … as he alights in the early morning to sing! to sing!

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