Hooded Orioles


While editing my ebird entries from this afternoon's bike ride along
the east bay shoreline, including a pair of Hooded Orioles at Oyster
Bay, i noticed a shadow larger than the usual hummingbird's coming
from outside the front window of my house on Dudley Ct. in Piedmont.
I peeked through the blind to find a female Hooded Oriole a couple
feet away in our grevillea bush. I believe this is the first one in my
yard in a couple years; when seen here it's always been in the same

Derek Heins