These taxidermy mounts of Baltimore Orioles (Icterus galbula) in Bird Hall show the differences in coloring between males and females, or sexual dimorphism.
These birds are known for their brightly colored plumage and their sock-shaped nests that hang from branches, which are on display just below.
Baltimore Orioles’ whistling songs are one of the first heard in spring in eastern North American forests.
They prefer dark-colored, ripe fruit. They eat by piercing fruit with their beaks, which reflexively open to allow them to easily access what is inside.