The Birds of Michigan field guide says it’s easy to detect an oriole by its gentle “peter peter peter” call, but I hear them cackling and clucking obnoxiously defending their territory.
The female oriole spotted herself in this outdoor mirror and pecked at her reflection. I took the mirror down... it needs a fresh coat of paint anyway.
A female Baltimore Oriole. She was trying to grab a frayed string from my fancy duck taped wheel barrow handle.
These sticks hide 6-8 white and red-spotted eggs.
Wren's nest. I hate not being able to see the eggs.